Tom Sizemore Gets 16 Months in Prison

Tom Sizemore's cries have fallen on deaf ears.

Despite the actor's tearful plea to not get sent to jail, a judge has sentenced him to 16 months in prison for violating his probation in a drug case, report news sources.

When Sizemore, 45, was booked on suspicion of various drug charges in Bakersfield in early May, this violated his probation for a 2004 methamphetamine conviction.

After an arrest warrant was sent out, Sizemore has been in jail without bail since early June. On June 19, he made appeared in court, tearfully asking for leniency regarding his possible jail time. He reportedly begged, "I don't want to go to jail ... give me one more chance ... I have a terrible disease ... drugs have strapped me around the neck ... I guarantee I am not going to be here again. I want to rehabilitate myself and become a good productive citizen to society."

This wouldn't have been the first time Sizemore had violated probation ever since he was convicted in October 2004 for methamphetamine possession. In early 2006, he had his probation lengthened by three additional years for using drugs. He also once had his probation temporarily revoked for having a Whizzinator -- a prosthetic device equipped with clean urine -- was found during one of Sizemore's drug tests.

Sizemore last appeared in 2003's "Dreamcatcher," the thriller "Paparazzi" and as Pete Rose in the TV movie "Hustle."

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