RACINE - A Racine man who hasn't paid child support for any of his eight children since January of 2005 is expected to be charged Wednesday with 51 counts of failure to support.
James E. Pearson, 32, address unknown, would face 178 years imprisonment if convicted. He is scheduled to make an initial appearance in Racine County Circuit Court Wednesday.
According to a criminal complaint filed Tuesday, Pearson has eight children with four different women and hasn't paid any of them court ordered child support since 2005.
Records show that as of Oct. 22 Pearson owed almost $120,000 in support. He owes the mother of two of his children $32,519; the mother of two more children $51,693; the mother of three of his children $22,757, and the mother of one child $12,691.
Pearson is currently being held in the Racine County Jail on a $10,275 cash bond.