Mark E. Gorbett
Following an anonymous tip received by the Sheriff's Office, Steven L. Hayes was taken into custody by Bartholomew County Sheriff Officers without incident on November 1, 2012. He is currently being held at the Bartholomew County Jail.
Steven L. Hayes is wanted by the Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Office and charged with Nonsupport of a Dependent Child.
In 1999, Steven Hayes was ordered by Jennings County Superior Court to pay child support for his dependent children. Since that time, Steven Hayes has knowingly refused to comply with the court's order. As a result, Mr. Hayes has failed to pay in excess of $43,000 in court ordered child support.
Hayes' charge of Nonsupport of a Dependent Child is a class C felony, which is punishable by a maximum of 8 years in the Indiana Department of Correction.
Hayes is described as a Caucasian male, 49 years of age, 5’8” tall, 155 pounds, Brown & Gray Hair, and Blue eyes. We believe that Steven Hayes is in the Bartholomew County Area.
Anyone with information as to the whereabouts of Steven L. Hayes is encouraged to contact the Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Tip-Line at 812-379-1712.
As always, the Sheriff’s office reminds the public that individual and public safety is important, so do not put yourself in harm’s way. If there is an emergency, DIAL 911 immediately and remain on the line while the Dispatcher assists you.
Major Todd F. Noblitt