Colorado Springs Postmaster accused of sexual assault

DENVER, Colo. (KRDO) — Newly-appointed Colorado Springs Postmaster, Stevenson “Steve” Begay, 46, faces a charge of sexual assault, stemming from an incident on November 19 in Denver.

According to Begay’s arrest affidavit, Denver Police were called to the Embassy Suites, Denver Tech Center, shortly after midnight on November 20. Hotel staff called in the alleged assault.

The heavily-redacted probable cause document details how the alleged victim told Begay several times that she was uncomfortable with him being in her room. She also messaged two co-workers that she was uncomfortable and to help her, according to the document.

Co-workers told Denver Police that they knocked on her room, and Begay answered, “shirtless and intoxicated,” according to the papers. Begay then shut the door, grabbed the alleged victim by the shoulder, and pushed her into the bedroom.

A front desk employee, along with others, were able to gain entry to the room, taking the alleged victim from the bed and out of the room.


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