FAIRFIELD - Prosecutors say 55-year-old Donald Baigi Jr. pleaded guilty yesterday in federal court.

A Fairfield landscaper is facing up to five years in prison for tax evasion.

Prosecutors say 55-year-old Donald Baigi Jr. pleaded guilty yesterday in federal court.

Authorities say Baigi, who owns Don Biagi Landscaping, cashed nearly 600 client checks without depositing them into his business accounts.

Between 2008 and 2010, investigators say he was able to hide more than $1 million in income.