Guilty plea in Stewartville domestic assault

Man and woman argued over child in a stroller.

Posted: Oct. 12, 2018 3:02 PM

ROCHESTER, Minn. – A man is pleading guilty to drug possession and domestic assault after an August incident in Stewartville.

Samuel David Earl Steward, 34 of Chatfield, entered guilty pleas Friday to 5th degree drug possession and domestic assault. Authorities say an argument over a child escalated to physical confrontation between Steward and a woman. Steward claimed the woman was in no condition to take care of the child in a stroller.

His sentencing is scheduled for December 10.

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