Pitt County Restaurant Owners Guilty of State Tax Charges

Date: 4/22/2003

RALEIGH – The owners of a Pitt County restaurant pleaded guilty recently to tax charges filed by the North Carolina Department of Revenue.

Bobby R. Harris and Ernestine Harris of 505 Sedgefield Drive, Greenville each pleaded guilty on April 16, 2003 to one count of failure to file and pay the state withholding tax. The couple operates B&E Restaurant.

Judge Joseph Blick issued Bobby Harris and Ernestine Harris each a 45-day suspended sentence and three years of unsupervised probation. They were ordered to file all missing tax forms and pay taxes due within 90 days.

The charges against the Harrises are the result of efforts by the Department of Revenue Greenville Office.

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