$43,000 in unpaid back child support is going is costing a 31-year old father a sentence of two years in state prison. Below is the State’s Attorney’s press release:
DELINQUENT CHILD SUPPORT DAD SENTENCED TO
2 YEARS DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
Louis A. Bianchi, McHenry County State’s Attorney, announces that Defendant Michael D. Strobel, a 31 year old Woodstock resident, was sentenced to 2 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections today following a negotiated plea of guilty to the offense of Failure to Support a Minor Dependent.
Strobel pled guilty to the Class 4 Felony and was ordered to pay $43,000 in child support arrearages for the benefit of the minor child.
The defendant had paid child support on a case in Lake County, Illinois, but neglected to pay on the first born child for nearly a decade in this case.
This case was prosecuted by Assistant State’s Attorney Amy Bates of the McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office Child Support Enforcement Unit.