October 22, 2019
An Albuquerque father is on trial yet again, this time on charges that he forced his three children to beg for money that he used to fund his drug habit.
Prosecutor Collin Brennan said in his opening statement Tuesday that James Stewart made the kids panhandle rather than going to school. They sometimes stayed out all day asking for money.
Stewart’s defense attorney did not make an opening statement on Tuesday, but may do so at a later point in the trial. Stewart has pleaded not guilty to