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For Immediate Release

Contact:
February 11, 2021 Nathan Richardson, Deputy U.S. Marshal
Southern District of Ohio (513) 684-6925;
U.S. Marshals Office of Public Affairs (703) 740-1699
U.S. Marshals Task Force Arrests Third Sycamore Township Hotel Murder Suspect

Cincinnati, OH – U.S. Marshal Pete Tobin is pleased to announce during the early-morning hours of February 11, 2021, the U.S. Marshals Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST) and the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) Fugitive Unit arrested fugitive Kevin Coes on an outstanding warrant from Hamilton County for two counts of Murder.

On November 1, 2019, Coes was allegedly involved in a robbery at the Hampton Inn and Suites in Sycamore Township. During the robbery a shootout occurred, and two male victims were struck by  unfire. The victims succumbed to their wounds. HCSO investigators filed an arrest warrant for Coes. The U.S. Marshals SOFAST in Cincinnati, OH, together with the HCSO Fugitive Unit, developed information that Coes was in the 3200 block of Glenmore Avenue in Cincinnati, OH, and quickly arrested Coes without incident.

Coes is currently in custody at the Hamilton County Jail.

Cincinnati’s SOFAST is a U.S. Marshals Service-led task force consisting of local, state, and federal authorities including the Adult Parole Authority, Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office, Butler County Sheriff’s Office, Butler County Probation Office, Colerain Township Police Department, Department of Homeland Security/ Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Golf Manor Police Department, Harrison Police Department, Social Security Administration Office of the Inspector General, Warren County Prosecutor’s Office, Warren County Sheriff’s Office, and the Mount Orb Police Department.

U.S. Marshals are the nation’s primary fugitive hunting organization and capture more federal fugitives each year than all other law enforcement agencies combined.

Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found at http://www.usmarshals.gov.

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