A decade after his brief fling with media fame as the much-sought-after leader of the border vigilante movement, the 'Little Prince' finds himself facing a long prison sentence for sexually abusing little girls.
Common sense prevailed late this week when an Arizona State Supreme Court justice called a halt to ex-Minuteman leader Chris Simcox's child-molestation trial so the courts can consider whether he should be allowed to cross-examine his alleged young victims.
Chris Simcox is insisting not only on acting as his own attorney in his child-molestation trial, he's insisting on cross-examining the little girls he allegedly molested. Now his trial appears to be in limbo again.
Onetime Minuteman leader Chris Simcox will be able to represent himself in his upcoming trial for child molestation -- which means he will be able to cross-examine his alleged young victims on the witness stand.
Onetime Minuteman leader Chris Simcox has filed papers seeking to act as his own attorney in his upcoming trial in Phoenix on child-molestation charges, raising the prospect that he could wind up cross-examining his own alleged young victims on the stand.