Michael James Merrill, 40, of Snyder

Michael James Merrill, 40, of Snyder, was arrested after being indicted June 11th by a Travis County Grand Jury for second-degree felony motor fuel tax fraud. Merrill is accused in court documents of Evading Motor Fuel Tax by intentionally and knowingly using dyed diesel for the operation of a motor vehicle on a public highway, storing motor fuel upon which taxes were owed but not paid, and failing to remit to the Comptroller motor fuel tax funds required to be collected and remitted. Merrill’s case, filed as cause number D1DC12-90032, is pending in Travis County District Court.

*Originally published at http://www.window.state.tx.us/about/cid/case_news.html