A Hinds County man answers for his failure to pay child support.
35-year-old Vernon J. Richards of Jackson pleaded guilty Monday for felony non-support of his two children in a Bolivar County courtroom.
A Judge ordered Richards to serve 10 years probation.
Richards owes some $53,000 in child support. Monday he had to pay just over $2,500 towards that and for the next ten years he must pay $200 on top of his regular payments.
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