FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jackson, MS - A Newton County man has answered in court for his failure to support his child, announced Attorney General Jim Hood today.
Robert Todd Baggette, 45, of Conehatta, appeared before Newton County Circuit Court Judge Cotton Monday following his indictment in January 2012 on one count of felony non-support of a child in Decatur, MS. Baggette paid the full amount of his child support arrearage of approximately $15,000. As a result, the criminal prosecution of this case has ended.
“As long as there continue to be deadbeats, we will continue to track them down and make them do what is right,” said Attorney General Hood.
The Attorney General’s Child Desertion Unit under the leadership of Director and Special Assistant Attorney General Deshun T. Martin prosecuted this case.