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Wesley Snipes Sentenced to Three Years in Jail

24 April 2008 3:05 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Wesley Snipes is prison-bound. The Blade star, 45, was sentenced Thursday to three years behind bars as his punishment for failing to file his tax returns, U.S. District Judge William Terrell Hodges announced in an Ocala, Fla., courtroom. The actor sat stone-faced – and some people in the courtroom gasped – when the sentence was read. "I'm very sorry for my mistakes and errors. I apologize to my family, the court and the community," Snipes said as his wife looked on. "I've asked the court to show me mercy and the opportunity to make things right." In February, a federal jury convicted »

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