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36 Arrested as Part of Hidalgo Countys Deadbeat Parent Roundup

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Posted: Nov 16, 2012 12:07 PM

Updated: Nov 16, 2012 12:44 PM

EDINBURG - A total of 36 people were arrested as part of a parent roundup conducted by the Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office and the Texas Attorney General.

The roundup is targeting parents wanted for contempt of court because of their failure to pay child support. A total of 64 parents are on the roundup list.

One of the parents on the list owes more than $100,000 in unpaid child support. Parents arrested as part of the roundup could spend up to six months in jail.

Topics: Hidalgo County, parents, roundup, deadbeat parents, unpaid child support, failure to appear warrants

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