Chatham County man charged with failure to pay state taxes

A Chatham County man was arrested Tuesday on one felony and four misdemeanor tax charges filed by the North Carolina Department of Revenue. Ralph Richard Lasater, 70, of 96 Garden Trace Lane, Pittsboro, was charged on May 26, 2015 with one count of Embezzlement of State Property and four counts of Willful Failure to File Return, Supply Information, or Pay Tax.