MURDER USA Corey Coates charged with attempted murder to cap off his budding career in crime and drugs
BALTIMORE, MD. – Baltimore City Police report the arrest of a 31-Year-old Repeat Offender for Attempted Murder
On June 20, 2017, Warrant Apprehension detectives arrest Corey Andre Coates of 12 S. South Culver Street, Baltimore, Md.
Coates was arrested for the shooting that occurred on June 10, 2017, in the 1500 block of Traction Street.
Detectives transported Corey Coates to Central Booking Intake Facility where he has been charged with attempted first-degree murder.
On June 10, 2017, at approximately 2:30 a.m., officers were called to the 2200 block of Eutaw Place for a report of a shooting.
When officers arrived, they found an adult male with a gunshot wound to his foot.
The victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment.
The victim told investigators he was walking in the 1500 block of Traction Street when he heard gunshots and realized he was shot.
Detectives from the Citywide Shooting Unit are investigating this incident.
Anyone with information is asked to call Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7Lockup.
- Coates was charged with seven criminal counts including use of a firearm in a felony, first and second-degree assault, reckless endangerment, attempted first-degree murder and discharge of a firearm.
- Coates was charged with unlawful possession of a pellet gun on Feb. 8, 2017, and the case is pending in Baltimore City Circuit Court.
- Charges of attempted drug distribution and possession of drugs were put in the Stet Docket by Baltimore City States Attorney Marilyn Mosby on Sept. 4, 2013.
- Coates was ordered to surrender any firearms when a District Court Judge issued a stay away order in connection with a domestic violence case on April 24, 2017. Coates was further ordered to not abuse, contact, come near or enter the residence of his domicile.
- Coates was indicted in Baltimore County Circuit Court on April 21, 2014, for drug distribution and two counts of possession of drugs. The Baltimore County States Attorney put the charges on the Stet Docket on Dec. 17, 2014. Coates was represented by attorney Andrea E. Jaskulsky.
- In Baltimore City Circuit Court on Jan. 6, 2010, Coates entered a guilty plea to assault and was given Probation Before Judgement in a plea deal with the Baltimore City States Attorney. THE DEAL: Six years in prison with 5 years, ten months and 12 days suspended, with probation for three years. The deal for Coates was arranged by his attorney Robert M. Johnson Jr., of Baltimore. A warrant for violation of the terms of his probation was issued by the court on March 19, 2013.