Prison Penpal Cuong Tieu

Cuong Tieu

Cuong is 53 and incarcerated in the US (CA).

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My name is Cuong Tieu, my family and friends know me as Steve or Steven. I am a 53-year-old Asian, I am 5’6 and weigh 145 pounds, with an athletic built. I am seeking women who are interested in developing a friendship through the sharing of personal views of the world and life values with no expectation on where this will lead us.

I have been incarcerated for the past twelve years on an eighteen-year sentence for drug-related charges. During this time, I have come to realize the harm I caused my family, friends, and society through my poor choices. This also led me to understand how short life is.

Through this reflection, I have come to realize that I want more from life and expect more for myself. I want to be a better man, father, brother, and son.

I am achieving this by attending community college, pursuing my Associate’s Degree, and also with the creation and donation of my artwork (see my Instagram & Some of my greatest inspiration and guidance comes through the reading of books focusing on life coaching (The Power of Now, by Eckhart Tolle) and entrepreneurship (Innovation in Translation, by Dave Ferrera).

Now, I am at a moment in my life where moving forward with my life plans requires the involvement of others, as I cannot, nor do I desire, to achieve this on my own.

Post release, I plan on returning to the Bay Area in Northern California where, with the help and assistance of family and friends, I will open my own tattoo studio. I look forward to focusing on reuniting with my children and enjoying the times we will spend together.

If you believe that your desires and mine are complementary, please share them with me in a letter along with a photo as it is always helpful and welcome to see who we’re corresponding with.

I look forward to hearing from you soon.

Date of Birth: 12/31/1969 (53 years old)
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Single
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Race: Asian
Ethnicity: N/A
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Black
Height: 5 ft. 6 in.
Body Type: Athletic
Hometown: Bay Area, California (USA)
Spoken Languages: English, Chinese, Vietnamese
Religion: N/A
Astrological Sign: N/A

Profile will end on: 02/27/2024

Cuong Tieu #91019-111

FCI Herlong
P.O. Box 800
Herlong, CA 96113

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Incarcerated Since: 2011
Sentence Received: 18 years
Earliest Release: 2026

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Conspiracy to Conduct the Affairs of a Racketeer Influenced Corrupt Organization (RICO)
Conspiracy To Violate Uniform Controlled Substances Act
Conspiracy to Distribute & Manufacture a Controlled Substance
Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Distribute

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