Camden businessman accused of failing to pay ice cream stand taxes

Posted July 11, 2012, at 10:13 p.m.

ROCKLAND, Maine — A 58-year-old Camden man was indicted by the Knox County grand jury that completed its work Wednesday on charges connected with the theft of sales tax money owed the state for more than four years.

David Dickey was indicted on charges of theft by misapplication of sales tax and failure to collect, account for, or pay sales tax. According to the indictment, he committed the offenses from July 2006 through November 2010 at the Riverhouse Ice Cream Stand.

The ice cream stand is adjacent to Dickey’s Riverhouse Hotel in downtown Camden.

The amount of money involved exceeded $10,000, according to the indictment.