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

Friday, July 19, 2013

Texas Man Indicted For Failure To Pay Child Support

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

Dylan L. Warner, age 30, was indicted by a federal grand jury on November 6, 2012, for failing to pay over $13,300 in past due child support.  He appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge John E. Simko on July 18, 2013, and pled not guilty to the indictment. 

The maximum penalty upon conviction is two years' imprisonment and/or a $250,000 fine, one year supervised release, one additional year upon revocation, a $100 assessment fee to the Federal Crime Victims Fund, and child support restitution amount owing at the time of sentencing. 

The charge is merely an accusation and Warner 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. 

Warner was released on bond pending trial.  A trial date has not been set.

Updated June 22, 2015