(Golden, CO – March 19, 2020) District Attorney Pete Weir announced that charges have been filed against a 17-year-old male in the shooting death of 54-year-old Robert Steige on March 9, 2020.
Caleb Hasson Brewer, DOB: 1-25-03, has been charged as an adult with First Degree Murder – After Deliberation (F1); First Degree Murder – Felony Murder (F1); Attempted Aggravated Robbery (F4); Attempted Aggravated Motor Vehicle Theft (F6) and two counts of Possession of a Weapon by a Previous Offender (F6).
Lakewood police were called to 8115 W. 12th Street in response to a shooting. According to the arrest affidavit, police found Mr. Steige just outside his front door. He appeared to have suffered two gunshot wounds. Mr. Steige was transported to the hospital where he died from injuries related to the gunshot wounds.
On March 16, 2020 Mr. Brewer was arrested in this shooting and charged as an adult. His case has been direct-filed into the District Court.
Mr. Brewer is being held without bond at the Mount View Juvenile Detention Center. He is expected to be in court today to be advised of the charges filed against him.
The filing of a criminal charge is merely a formal accusation that an individual has committed a crime(s). A defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty. See Colo. RPC 3.6