On Thursday, Wesley Snipes took the path of a minimum security facility in Pennsylvania to serve his sentence for tax evasion. The actor was sentenced to three years in prison.
According to TMZ, Snipes arrived at the high-ranking Federal Correction Institution McKean in Lewis Run, Pennsylvania.
“He surrendered a short time ago and is now inside the facility. He’ll go through an orientation process and will begin serving his sentence,” said Ed Ross, a Federal Bureau of Prisons spokesman.
Snipes’s lawyer said he file legal documents seeking a review. The actor to file tax returns in 1999, 2000 and 2001, which is considered a misdemeanor.
Snipes was however acquitted of other more serious charges for fraud and conspiracy, which weighed against him.
In an interview with Larry King on Tuesday, Snipes blamed his former financial advisers. He also denied being part of a group of citizens who opposed taxes.
“We still have prayers out there. We still believe in miracles. So don’t send me up the river yet,” Snipes told Larry King Tuesday night.