Basketball Referee Accused Of Preying On Young Girls During Games

LAKEWOOD, Colo. (CBS4) – A basketball referee accused of preying on girls was arrested Monday in Lakewood.

Lakewood police arrested Stephen Amador, 52, on nine counts of unlawful sexual contact.

Police say Amador victimized four girls during basketball games he officiated. The alleged inappropriate contact happened over three months starting in December.

Amador was employed by a company that contracts with the Colorado High School Athletic Association (CHSAA) and did not work for any school district.


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