Former Husband and Ex-Auto Dealer Arrested for Contempt for Not Paying Alimony and Ex’s Attorney’s Fees as Court Ordered

Husband and Wife are divorced.

Husband used to own a successful car dealership in Tampa.

Husband was arrested a couple of weeks ago for not paying alimony to Wife and Wife’s attorney’s fees, as court ordered.

A civil warrant is issued against Husband.

Law enforcement officers go to Husband’s home.

Husband declines to answer the door, and hides in a closet.

Officers find an open window and enter Husband’s home.

Husband is arrested again for contempt of court and obstructing an officer without violence, by hiding from authorities.

Husband is released from confinement after posting a small bail … and paying the $119, 875 he was ordered to pay.

Read more in this Tampa Tribune article: Ex-auto dealer arrested again and this St. Petersburg Times article: Ernie Haire III hides in closet to avoid arrest on contempt charge, deputies say.