Cleveland County Resident Guilty of State Tax Charges

Date:  August 17, 2007

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

Nathaniel D. Petty of 2009-2 Taylor Road, Shelby pleaded guilty on Aug. 14, 2007 to failure to pay the state individual income tax.

Judge Larry Wilson issued Petty a 45-day suspended sentence and placed him on supervised probation for 24 months. Petty must pay $4,810.21 in restitution and file and pay all future taxes on time.

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

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