Wesley Snipes released from prison, report says

Wesley Snipes (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

Actor Wesley Snipes Given Ultimatum...Go to Prison or Go to Prison
Wesley Snipes
AP Photo/Andrew Medichini
(CBS) - Actor and producer Wesley Snipes was released from prison this week, TMZ reports.

The Federal Bureau of Prisons reportedly confirmed to TMZ that Snipes was released on April 2 and transferred to the New York Community Corrections Office where he will be placed under home confinement until July 19.

The 50-year-old Snipes was serving a three-year-sentence in Pennsylvania for failing to file his federal income tax returns. He began his sentence on Dec. 9, 2010.

Complete Coverage of Wesley Snipes on Crimesider



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