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Deadbeats indicted for owing $384,322 in child support

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Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Bill Mason announced that ten defendants were indicted for failure to pay child support. These ten defendants owe a combined $384,322.00 in child support. The charge of criminal non-support is a fifth degree felony which carries a maximum sentence of one year in prison. These indictments are a result of a joint investigative effort by the Cuyahoga County Child Support Enforcement Agency (CSEA) and the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor's Office.

1. Alexander Tiefenbach, 39, of Cleveland, was indicted on six (6) counts of criminal nonsupport. He owes $171,688.23 for his two children ages 17 and 19. Three hearings were held in Domestic Relations Court between 1997 and 2009. The last payment was made on April 18, 2011, in the amount of $10.00.

Alexander Tiefenbach, 39, of Cleveland, was indicted on one (1) count of criminal nonsupport. He owes $9,613.65 for his 12-year-old child. (No court hearings have been held on this case.) The last payment was made on April 15, 2011, in the amount of $5.00.

2. Ronald Ochoa, 44, of Girard, was indicted on four (4) counts of criminal non-support. He owes $30,973.20 for his four children ages 13, 14, 17, and 19. Three hearings were held in Domestic Relations Court between 2005 and 2010. The last payment was made on July 2, 2010, in the amount of $2,448.00.

3. Henry Burton, 51, of Cleveland, was indicted on three (3) counts of criminal non-support. He owes $25,298.47 for his three children ages 12, 14, and 16. Three hearings were held in Domestic Relations Court between 2006 and 2009. The last payment was made on November 13, 2009, in the amount of $750.00.

4. Demetrius Alexander, 32, of Maple Heights, was indicted on two (2) counts of criminal non-support. He owes $25,037.99 for his 10-year-old child. Two hearings were held in Juvenile Court between 2002 and 2009. The last voluntary payment was made on July 14, 2010, in the amount of $40.27.

5. Andrew Brown, 35, of Cleveland, was indicted on three (3) counts of criminal nonsupport. He owes $21,889.11 for his 15-year-old child. One hearing was held in Juvenile Court in 2007. The last payment was made on February 11, 2008, in the amount of $217.00.

Andrew Brown, 35, of Cleveland, was indicted on two (2) counts of criminal nonsupport. He owes $16,993.88 for his 9-year-old child. Three hearings were held in Juvenile Court between 2008 and 2011. No payments have ever been received on this case.

6. William Steward, III, 41, of Cleveland, was indicted on two (2) counts of criminal nonsupport. He owes $21,284.59 for his 6-year-old child. Four hearings were held in Juvenile Court between 2009 and 2010. The last payment was made on October 5, 2010, in the amount of $200.00.

7. Anna Walker, 34, of Cleveland, was indicted on three (3) counts of criminal non-support. She owes $19,682.96 for her 10-year-old child. Three hearings were held in Juvenile Court between 2006 and 2010. No payments have ever been received on this case.

8. Michael Baker, 41, of Cleveland, was indicted on three (3) counts of criminal nonsupport. He owes $14,814.42 for his 10-year-old child. (No court hearings have been held on this case). No payments have ever been received on this case. Baker's arraignment is scheduled for August 5, 2011.

9. Laurie Waller, 44, of Chardon, was indicted on two (2) counts of criminal non-support. She owes $14,629.90 for her 14-year-old child. Five hearings were held in Domestic Relations Court between 2000 and 2009. The last payment was made on May 24, 2011, in the amount of $76.84.

10. Michelle Wright, 35, of Cleveland, was indicted on two (2) counts of criminal nonsupport. She owes $12,415.60 for her 10-year-old child. Three hearings were held in Juvenile Court between 2005 and 2010. The last payment was made on February 17, 2011, in the amount of $95.06.

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