Mecklenburg County Resident Guilty of State Tax Charges

Date: 4/3/2003

RALEIGH -- A Mecklenburg County resident was found guilty recently of tax charges filed by the North Carolina Department of Revenue.

David James Gagne, 43, of 3025 Karen Court, Apt. C, Charlotte, was found guilty April 1, 2003 of six counts of failure to file and pay state individual income tax.

Judge Hugh B. Lewis issued Gagne a 45-day suspended sentence and placed him on unsupervised probation for one year. Gagne was also ordered to pay $1,328.98 in restitution to the North Carolina Department of Revenue, pay a $300 fine and $100 in court costs. He was also ordered to file all missing tax returns and pay any money owed to the state within 12 months.

The charges against Gagne are the result of efforts by the Department of Revenue Charlotte Office.

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