An arrest warrant has been issued for Bobby Brown after he failed to appear in a Massachusetts court on a contempt complaint.
Norfolk Judge Christina Harms ordered Brown arrested the next time the singer is in Massachusetts. He failed to appear at a June 29 hearing.
Register of Probate Patrick McDermott said Friday that by June, Brown had fallen $45,000 behind in child support payments for the two teenage children he had with former girlfriend Kim Ward.
Phone message were left for Brown's attorneys in Massachusetts and Atlanta.
The 40-year-old Brown is a Boston native and ex-husband of Whitney Houston. He is supposed to pay $5,500 in child support per month for the children.
Brown was jailed for four days in 2007 for failing to make the payments.