Defiance Co. man faces tax charges


A Defiance County man was charged this week in U.S. District Court in Toledo with failing to report $224,111 in income over five years.

Michael W. Bakle was named in a bill of information filed Thursday charging him with five counts of tax evasion for underreporting his income for 2006 through 2010. Federal prosecutors allege that he did not pay the the government $66,517 in taxes.