• Female Drug Lord Turns Life Around, Gives Back to Community After Pardon

    12 days ago - By Essence

    By Ashlee Banks · March 29, 2021March 29, 2021 Perrion Roberts was once a drug queen pin, but now she has abandoned that life to become an advocate for people with felony convictions and those victimized by the criminal justice system. On Jan. 24, 2014, at the age of 49, Roberts received a pardon from the Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles after pleading guilty to drug trafficking in Alabama years prior. She was sentenced to 21 years in prison, but was only required to serve two years of her sentence thanks to the pardon. She says God saved her and granted her an opportunity to do...
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