Third on Deadbeat Dad list arrested, 9 more wanted

By: Gene Petriello Email
By: Gene Petriello Email
Steven Simon

Steven Simon

July 23, 2009

AIKEN CTY, S.C.--- A third on the Most Wanted Deadbeat Dad Wanted list in Aiken County has been arrested, along with two others who were arrested earlier today.

The Sheriff's Office says moments ago, James Cochran Jr. was arrested at a home in Aiken County, after a tip was provided to the Sheriff's Office.

About an hour earlier, the Sheriff's Office told us Steven Simon turned himself in.

Just moments after our story first aired on News 12 First at Five, John Odom, who owed more than $100,000 in child support, was arrested after a tip lead investigators to the Kalmia Hair Salon. That is on Kalmia Avenue, where deputies found Odom standing outside the Salon.

9 others labeled as the Most Wanted Deadbeat Dads are still on the run tonight. is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

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