Statesville Resident Guilty of State Tax Charges

Date: 2/13/2004

RALEIGH – A Statesville resident pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges filed by the North Carolina Department of Revenue.

Reid E. Stroud, 54, of 169 Happy Lane, Statesville, pleaded guilty on Feb. 10, 2004 to four counts of failure to file and pay the state individual income tax.

Judge James Honeycutt issued Stroud a 45-day suspended sentence. Stroud was placed on supervised probation for 18 months. Stroud must also pay $5,020 in restitution to the state Department of Revenue, a $100 fine and court costs. He will be placed on unsupervised probation after the fine and restitution are paid.

The charges against Stroud are the result of efforts by the Department of Revenue Winston-Salem Office.

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