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Oklahoma Man Sentenced For Failure To Pay Child Support

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of South Dakota

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Stang, Oklahoma man charged with Failure to Pay Legal Child Support was sentenced on April 23, 2013 by U.S. District Judge Charles B. Kornmann.

Rodney L. Bolin, age 38, was sentenced to time served, 1 year of unsupervised probation, a $100.00 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund and child support restitution in the amount of $49,213.50.

On June 5, 2012 Bolin was indicted by a federal grand jury for failing to pay over $42,693.00 in past due child support. Bolin was previously ordered by the Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate Court, Lake Traverse Indian Reservation to pay $600.00 per month for his minor children, commencing June 1, 2003. He made a payment in March of 2012, but prior to that date, he had not made a child support payment since September of 2009. At the time of indictment, the total arrearage amount was $42,693.48. He pled guilty to the charge on April 23, 2013.

This case was investigated the Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General. Assistant U.S. Attorney Thomas J. Wright prosecuted the case.

Updated June 22, 2015