SANDUSKY, OH (KTRK) -- Police in Ohio say they've finally tracked down a man they're calling one of the worst deadbeat dads ever.
"As far as child support cases go, he was public enemy number one," Huron County Chief Deputy Ted Patrick told WJW-TV in Ohio.
Police say Terrance Valliant, 50, owes $368,000 in back child support to the mothers of his children. Police won't say how many children he's fathered, but there are 24 pending child support cases against him.
Police say he's been on the run for years, ignoring court cases and warrants for his arrest. He was captured when he went to visit a known female friend under surveillance of the sheriff's department.
Valliant's mother says she's embarrassed that her son hasn't been a responsible father, but she also blamed the mothers of his children for "not being more careful when spending time with him."
Man accused of owing $368,000 in back child support arrested in Ohio