(COLIN HAFFNER/Chewelah Independent)
RESPONSE: Commissioners and prosecutor discuss $30k reimbursement concerning former county auditor…
“The motivation of our local elected county prosecutor is a mystery to this board and very troubling. It becomes especially so in light of his failed attempt to aid the previous County Auditor, Tim Gray, transfer check totaling almost $30,000 from the IRS to Stevens County into a personal account,” the Stevens County Commissioners penned in a recent opinion article published in the April 4 Chewelah Independent.
The referenced matter stemmed from a 2017 notice sent to Gray by the Internal Revenue Service stating the county had incurred penalties totaling more than $27,000 for the late deposit of payroll taxes between Sept. 2016 and Jan. 2017. More