Lincoln County Man Guilty of State Tax Charges

Date: 5/18/2006

A Lincoln County man pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges filed by the North Carolina Department of Revenue.

Jeffrey P. O’Neal of 2549 Longneck Drive pleaded guilty on May 16, 2006, to failure to file and pay the state income tax.

Judge K. Dean Black issued O’Neal a 45-day suspended sentence and placed him on supervised probation for 36 months. O’Neal must pay $58,526.94 in restitution, court costs and attorney fees.

The charges against O’Neal are the result of efforts by the Department’s Hickory Collections Office.

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