SAFFORD — A man who allegedly beat a woman in a Safford motel room, leaving her with serious facial injuries, was arrested and booked near the end of last month.
Safford Police were dispatched to the Valley Motel around 7:25 p.m. on May 25 after a woman was reported screaming for help. According to a police report, the responding officer found the victim in one of the rooms, along with a second female subject and a man later identified as Travis Goseyun.
According to the report, the woman’s eyes and cheeks were swollen, and she was bleeding from the face and ear. She reportedly said Goseyun inflicted her injuries. The other female subject allegedly said Goseyun struck the victim and shoved her head into the floor, adding that both had been drinking. She reportedly said she tried to separate them, but made no effort to call police despite the victim’s pleas to do so.
The victim reportedly suffered two broken eye sockets, fractured cheekbones and blood clotting behind one eye. She was taken by ambulance to Mount Graham Regional Medical Center, then transported to Tucson for further treatment.
Goseyun was allegedly highly intoxicated and uncooperative, accusing the officers of arresting him for racial reasons and repeatedly asking to speak with his victim alone.
After being medically cleared at the hospital, he was booked into the Graham County Jail for aggravated assault and disorderly conduct domestic violence.