SMALLVILLE star Sam Jones has been released from prison after serving almost 10 months behind bars on drugs charges.

The actor was sentenced to a year in jail after pleading guilty to conspiracy to sell more than 10,000 Oxycodone painkiller pills as part of a major Los Angeles drug ring.

Jones checked into a correctional facility in Lompoc, California in December (11) and he was released on Friday (12Oct12), according to Tmz.com.