facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Actor Wesley Snipes released from federal prison in Pa.

April 5, 2013 at 4:34 PM   |   Comments

| License Photo
LAFAYETTE, Pa., April 5 (UPI) -- Film star Wesley Snipes has been released from the McKean Federal Correctional Institution in Pennsylvania, officials said.

The 50-year-old "Blade" and "White Men Can't Jump" star has been behind bars since December 2010 after he was convicted of failing to file tax returns in 1999, 2000 and 2001. The actor has blamed his advisers for the lapse in payments.

TMZ said Friday Snipes was released from prison Tuesday, but will be confined to his home until July 19 under the supervision of the New York Community Corrections Office.

© 2013 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Recommended UPI Stories
Featured UPI Collection
trending
Celebrity Couples of 2014 [PHOTOS]

Celebrity Couples of 2014 [PHOTOS]

Most Popular
1
Kris Jenner worried Khloe and Lamar will reconcile Kris Jenner worried Khloe and Lamar will reconcile
2
Valerie Bertinelli speaks on female empowerment in Fresno Valerie Bertinelli speaks on female empowerment in Fresno
3
Heidi Montag reaches out to Lauren Conrad on Twitter Heidi Montag reaches out to Lauren Conrad on Twitter
4
Khloe Kardashian blames Kourtney Kardashian for weight gain Khloe Kardashian blames Kourtney Kardashian for weight gain
5
Dax Shepard debuts new Kristen Bell-inspired tattoo at film premiere Dax Shepard debuts new Kristen Bell-inspired tattoo at film premiere
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback