Connect with us


Trump Pardons New Orleans Woman

Syrita Steib Facebook Page

(WGN9 via Nexstar Media Wire) A New Orleans woman who was imprisoned at the age of 19, served her sentence but was saddled with a crushing payments from a judge-mandated $1.9 million in restitution can now put that part of her life behind her.

“I think I’m still trying to soak it in,” Syrita Steib said Wednesday, according to WWL-TV. “[I’m] really, really thankful to God that he can use any vessel to bless you.”

She was one of the over 140 people – ranging from Steve Bannon to Lil Wayne – to receive a pardon from President Trump.

Steib was sentenced in 2000 for stealing cars in Texas and setting fire to a dealership as a teenager. She was given 10 years in federal prison, 20 years in state prison and the hefty monetary penalty.

Read more here.

Newsletter Signup

Click to comment
Loading Facebook Comments ...

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Loading Disqus Comments ...

Newsletter Signup