Longview truck stop closed on back taxes

By Bob Hallmark - bio | email

LONGVIEW,TX (KLTV)- An East Texas truck stop is abruptly closed down by authorities, leaving dozens of people without jobs.

Friday, Harrison County Sheriffs Deputies shut down and locked the National Truck Stop on I-20, East of Longview for owing more than $62,000 in back taxes. Investigators say the owners of the business cleaned out the cash registers before deputies arrived and disappeared.

Over 30 employees are without jobs, while property and inventory at the business was seized.

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