SALEM - Former Timberlanes Restaurant and Motor Inn owner and general manager Melissa Snively-Pallard faces a seven-count indictment issued by a federal grand jury in Cleveland on Thursday, according to Steven M. Dettelbach, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio.
She is charged with failing to report and pay employment taxes owed by the corporation she previously owned.
If convicted she faces a maximum sentence of five years in prison.
Court records show that Snively-Pallard, 33, currently resides in New Springfield.
The indictment alleges that Snively-Pallard, also known as Melissa Snively and Melissa Pallard, was the owner, president, chief executive officer, and general manager of Timberlanes.
It alleges that for the seven calendar quarters, from the second quarter of 2006 through the end of 2007, she failed to report and pay to the Internal Revenue Service federal income taxes and Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA) taxes that Timberlanes withheld from its employees' wages with a combined total of approximately $93,927.