Mario Winans Arrested Over Child Support Debt

AllHipHop Staff

Singer/songwriter Mario Winans is back behind bars over child support again and he's locked up.

(AllHipHop News) R&B star Marion Winans has been arrested for failing to honor child support payments.

The "I Don't Wanna Know" singer has been taken into custody by New Jersey police officers over $178,000 in unpaid support payments to the mother of his 12-year-old son, according to

Mario is supposed to be paying $3,500 per month to fund the upkeep of his kid.

In court documents obtained by the gossip website, Mario states that he makes about $3,000 per month from songwriting and said he could secure a loan to pay off $10,000 of the debt immediately.

Winans has reportedly been released, but law enforcement officials insisted he was electronically tagged.

Last year the 43-year-old admitted failing to file two tax return forms.

He reportedly owed $435,000 in back taxes and could face five years in prison if convicted.