An Escondido pipe fitter was sentenced Monday to one year in jail for failing to file a federal tax return in 1980.
A consecutive term of six months was added to the sentence handed down to Daniel Deaver, 39, for jumping bail and not showing up last April for sentencing.
U.S. District Judge John Rhoades placed Deaver on five years' probation for failing to file tax returns in 1981 and 1982 as well, and ordered him to file the returns and pay all taxes including penalties and interest.
According to Assistant U.S. Atty. Martin Klotz, Deaver made $73,814 in 1980, $87,107 in 1981 and $64,754 in 1982. He then worked for the Bechtel Power Corp.
Deaver could have received a four-year prison term and a fine of $45,000.
He pleaded guilty to jumping bail and voluntarily surrendered himself Sept. 2 to authorities after he was indicted for bail jumping.
He was remanded immediately into custody.