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Dukes Of Hazzard star begins jail sentence

13 June 2018

Actor John Schneider, who played Bo Duke on "Dukes of Hazzard", is reportedly facing jail time over unpaid spousal support.

On June 11, a judge sentenced John Schneider to spend three days behind bars for failing to pay spousal support, TMZ reports.

Luckily for the 57-year-old actor, who is now known for his role in Smallville, he was released from jail on Tuesday (June 12) after just serving five hours of his sentence due to overcrowding.

Schneider had earlier been ordered by a judge to transfer his property to his estranged wife to pay his spousal support debt and to resolve tax liens against the property.

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He didn't.so, now, in addition to the jail time, he'll have to do 240 hours of community service.

In September 2016, Schneider was ordered to pay Elvira $18,911 every month, TMZ reported at the time. Most of his money went toward repairing his Holden studio, which was heavily damaged in the Louisiana flood of 2016, the report stated.

Castle filed for divorce in December 2014 after 21 years of marriage.

The actor and singer was booked in to a jail in downtown Los Angeles on Tuesday morning.

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Schneider said he's "disheartened" with the system.

The former "Dukes of Hazzard" star had until June 23 to turn himself in.

The couple married in 1993 and share three adult children, including Leah and Chasen from Castle's first marriage and their daughter Kris.

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Dukes Of Hazzard star begins jail sentence