Warren resident Vincent Mavilla, 67, was sentenced last week to 18 months in prison for federal income tax evasion that occurred for more than 10 years.

Mr. Mavilla's sentence includes three years of supervised release following his prison term. He was also ordered to pay a fine of $5,000.

Mr. Mavilla pled guilty to one count of tax evasion on Nov. 19, 2009.

-- Susan Tuz