Stevie pled guilty to failure to pay child support February 20 17. He accepted full responsibility and been ordered to fork over $1,304,835.86. He was placed on probation for 3 years ... unless he paid off his tab earlier than that.
At the time, national prosecutors wanted Stevie to do time. They finally got their wish.
Stevie J wouldn't put up money on his child support case ... so he will be locked up.
Even the U.S. Attorney Southern District of NY, informs the 'Love & Hip Hop' celebrity might need to show himself into government April 10 for failure to pay childcare. Stevie owes a lot more than $1.3 MILLION in back child support. These cases usually are handled in court, but the sum owed, the amount of time he had been in arrears, and the fact that the people involved have been.
The judge criticised Stevie for ID'ing his probation officer's name on social media.