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Man Faces 9 Felonies After Owing Child Support

Chandler Spell, 42, of Normal, IL, faces up to 13-1/2 years in prison if convicted.

Man Faces 9 Felonies After Owing Child Support

 A Normal, IL, is accused of owing more than $62,000 in back child support and interest after failing to make $187 a month payments off and on between 2007 and 2013, according to a criminal complaint.

Chandler Spell, 42, was charged Tuesday in Waukesha County Circuit Court with nine counts of failure to support. If convicted, he faces up to 13-1/2 years in prison and $90,000 in fines.

According to the complaint:

Spell was ordered in December 1995 to pay $187 a month to support his infant child. The child’s mother reported Feb. 7 she had not received payments during the following times:

  • August 2007 through December 2007
  • June 2008 through February 2009
  • May 2009 through March 2010
  • June 2010 through at least February 2013

A warrant has been issued for Spell’s arrest.

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