Iredell County Resident Guilty of State Tax Charges

Date: 4/1/2003

RALEIGH – An Iredell County resident was found guilty Monday of tax charges filed by the North Carolina Department of Revenue.

Michael Barry Lewis, 63, of 135 Teakwood Lane, Mooresville, was found guilty March 31, 2003 of four counts of failure to file and pay state individual income taxes.

Judge Mary Covington issued Lewis two, 45-day suspended sentences and placed him on supervised probation for 36 months. Lewis was ordered to pay $4,722.10 in restitution, fines totaling $1,000 and court costs. He was also ordered to file all missing returns.

The charges against Lewis are the result of efforts by the Department of Revenue Statesville Office.

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