Cleveland County Resident Guilty of State Tax Charges

Date:  February 8, 2010

Raleigh - A Cleveland county resident pleaded guilty Jan. 25 in Cleveland County District Court of failure to file and pay state income tax.

Shawn M. Beam of 322 Morrison St., Shelby, was sentenced to 45 days. The jail time was suspended to 36 months of supervised probation. He was ordered to pay court costs and restitution of $7301.29.

The charges against Beam are the result of efforts by the N.C. Department of Revenue collections office in Hickory.


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