Pastor found guilty of stealing grant money from Katrina victim set for sentencing

Pastor found guilty of stealing grant money from Katrina victim set for sentencing
Local Pastor found guilty of stealing Road Home money from Katrina victims and not completing their renovations

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -A judge will try again Tuesday to sentence the subject of a FOX 8 Defenders Investigation.

Elijah Mealancon failed to show up in court for his sentencing last week for at least the fifth time.

He was convicted last year in a case involving a Hurricane Katrina victim who said he took $33,000 from her and never completed renovations to her home.

Mealancon faces up to two year sin prison and a $5,000 fine.

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