A Breaux Bridge man's reluctance to pay child support has led to a hefty sum, as he found out following his arrest this afternoon.

The St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office arrested 43-year-old Daniel Breaux for on an outstanding warrant for non-support in the amount of $40,380.83.

Sheriff's Spokesperson  Maj. Ginny Higgins reported deputies with the criminal warrants and patrol divisions located Breaux with some help from the public through information given after Breaux's warrant was reported through social media.

Following his arrest, he was booked into the St. Martin Parish Correctional Center on the above charge and at the time of this release, his bond was a cash bond in the amount of $40,380.03.