Charges dismissed against man accused of stealing mom's stew
May 7, 2017
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico man arrested for breaking into his mom's house to steal her traditional New Mexican stew won't face charges after all.
Last week, a state district judge dismissed charges against Jonathan Carlos Ray, who was charged in 2015 for the theft of his mother's posole (poh-SOH-lay). The judge says the only witnesses to the alleged crime were Ray and his mother.
Police say Ray was arrested after he ignored his mother's orders to stay away from her posole and ran off with the holiday dish.
According to a criminal complaint, Ray sent his mom a text message sayin...