Police Blotter: Men face felonies for failing to report to jail

Four men from Brown, Monroe, Morgan and Bartholomew counties are being charged with Level 6 felonies after they failed to show up to jail when they were supposed to and did not pay their cash bonds, which would have gone toward the child support they owe.

Alan Barnes, 32, Nashville, was charged March 23. He did not report to jail Feb. 6, 2015, after a court hearing Jan. 30, 2015. He had been sentenced to 90 days in jail, but the court ruled that he could report to jail on Feb. 6 and be released after posting $2,530 cash that would be credited toward child support.

Jail Commander Tony Sciscoe reported Barnes failed to report to serve his sentence, and court and jail records showed he had not paid his bond.

Jesse L. Cameron, 26, Columbus, was ordered to report to the jail on Nov. 27, 2015 to serve 90 days. He could be released if he posted $750 cash bond that would go toward child support.

Sciscoe reported Feb. 6 that Cameron had failed to appear, and court and jail records showed he had not paid his bond.

Robert J. Saunders, 35, Morgantown, was to report to jail Nov. 13 to serve 90 days. With a $500 cash bond, he could get out of jail and it would be credited toward his child support. Sciscoe reported that Saunders failed to show up and court and jail records showed he had not paid his bond.

Joseph A. Hayes was sentenced to 90 days in the Brown County jail March 13, 2015. he was to report to jail April 17. Sciscoe reported that Hayes failed to show, and court and jail records showed he had not paid his $500 cash bond.