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  • Hamilton County Business Owner and Manager Arrested for Tax Evasion and Theft

    Friday, November 22, 2019 | 03:03pm

    Chattanooga, Tenn. - The Special Investigations Section of the Tennessee Department of Revenue conducted the investigation that led to Friday’s indictment and arrest of Charles White, 55, and Tami White, 50. Revenue special agents arrested the couple today at their place of business, Tennessee Georgia Tire and Service Center. Charles White’s bond was set at $5,000; Tami White’s bond was set at $15,000.

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  • Anderson County Resident Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion

    Tuesday, November 12, 2019 | 03:54pm

    Knoxville, Tenn. - The Special Investigations Section of the Tennessee Department of Revenue conducted the investigation that led to James Lee Douglas pleading guilty Tuesday to one count of tax evasion. Douglas evaded paying Tennessee sales tax by signing a false affidavit, which said a vehicle would be titled in Montana.

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  • Former Cocke County Business Owners Arrested for Tax Evasion and Theft

    Friday, October 18, 2019 | 02:31pm

    Newport, Tenn. - The Special Investigations Section of the Tennessee Department of Revenue conducted the investigation that led to the indictment and arrest of Melvin James Tucker, former manager of the Hideaway, for tax evasion and theft. Revenue special agents arrested Tucker, 49, with assistance from the Cocke County Sheriff’s office, on Thursday. Bond was set at $50,000.

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  • Former Cocke County Business Owners Arrested for Tax Evasion and Theft

    Friday, October 18, 2019 | 02:01pm

    Newport, Tenn. - The Special Investigations Section of the Tennessee Department of Revenue conducted the investigation that led to the indictment and arrest of Gary and Geraldine Ridens, the former owners of Brandywine Creek Steakhouse, for tax evasion, money laundering, conspiracy, and theft. With assistance from the Cocke County Sherriff’s Office, Revenue special agents arrested the Ridens at their residence Thursday. Bond was set at $100,000 each.

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  • Madison County Resident Arrested on Tax Charge

    Wednesday, October 09, 2019 | 11:03am

    Jackson, Tenn. - The Special Investigations Section of the Tennessee Department of Revenue conducted the investigation that led to the indictment and arrest of Gregory Keith Hardee. Hardee, 55, turned himself in last week to Madison County Sheriff’s deputies.

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  • Greene County Businessman Arrested for Tax Evasion and Theft

    Wednesday, September 04, 2019 | 09:15am

    Greenville, Tenn. - The Special Investigations Section of the Tennessee Department of Revenue conducted the investigation that led to the indictment and arrest of Billy Wayne Wise for tax evasion and theft of property. Revenue special agents and Tennessee Highway Patrol investigators arrested Wise, 56, at his home. Bond was set at $100,000.

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  • Sumner County Resident Pleads Guilty to Forgery and Tax Fraud

    Friday, August 16, 2019 | 01:17pm

    Gallatin, Tenn. - The Special Investigations Section of the Tennessee Department of Revenue conducted the investigation that led to Timothy Scott Crews pleading guilty Thursday to two counts of forgery and one count of tax fraud related to his registration of a 1976 Pacemaker motor yacht with the Sumner County Clerk’s Office.

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  • Knox County Resident Arrested for Tax Evasion

    Friday, August 16, 2019 | 09:44am

    Knoxville, Tenn. - The Special Investigations Section of the Tennessee Department of Revenue conducted the investigation that led to the indictment and arrest of Laurence Lavell Secrest. Revenue special agents arrested Secrest, 47, at his residence Friday. Bond was set at $2,000. On August 14, 2019, the Knox County Grand Jury indicted Secrest on one Class E felony count of tax evasion.

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  • Jackson Bondsmen Guilty of Theft

    Thursday, August 08, 2019 | 09:54am

    Jackson, Tenn. - The Special Investigations Section of the Tennessee Department of Revenue conducted the investigation that led David and Darryl Lewis pleading guilty to theft this week. The two men own Lewis Bail Bonds in Jackson.

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  • Hamilton County Businessman Arrested for Tax Evasion

    Wednesday, July 17, 2019 | 02:26pm

    Chattanooga, Tenn. - The Special Investigations Section of the Tennessee Department of Revenue conducted the investigation that led to the indictment and arrest of Cade Coulter Williamson, president of Legacy Funeral Home and Cremation Center, in Soddy Daisy. Revenue special agents arrested Williamson, 41, at his business. Bond was set at $10,000. On Monday, the Hamilton County Grand Jury indicted Williamson on 14 Class E felony counts of tax evasion.

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