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U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of South Dakota

Friday, September 13, 2013

Colorado Woman Charged With Failure To Pay Child Support

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Craig, Colorado, woman has been indicted by a federal grand jury for Failure to Pay Child Support.

Dawn K. Rolla, age 40, was indicted on October 10, 2012, for failing to pay over $17,901.00 in past due child support.  She appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge John E. Simko on September 11, 2013, and pled not guilty to the Indictment. 

The maximum penalty upon conviction is two years' imprisonment and/or a $250,000.00 fine, 1 year of supervised release, 1 additional year upon revocation, a $100.00 assessment fee to the Federal Crime Victim’s Fund, and child support restitution amount owing at the time of sentencing. 

The charge is merely an accusation and Rolla is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty. 

The investigation is being conducted by the Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Thomas J. Wright is prosecuting the case. 

Rolla was remanded to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service.  A trial date has not been set.

Updated June 22, 2015