Harnett County Resident Guilty of State Tax Charges

Date: 3/7/2003

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

Kathleen McElroy, 47, of 42 Lizard Lick Lane, Cameron was found guilty March 4, 2003 of 11 counts of failure to file and failure to pay the State sales tax. McElroy is the sole proprietor of Dats'a Amore Pizza in Cameron. The business is no longer operating.

Judge Frank Lanier issued McElroy two, 45-day consecutive sentences. The sentences were suspended and McElroy was ordered to pay the $3,580.62 owed to the State within 18 months.

The charges against McElroy are the result of efforts by the Department of Revenue Fayetteville Office.

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