Patrolwoman Barrett was able to gather information from the victim regarding the allegations and was able to obtain the aforementioned warrants of arrest for Mr. Coates. On this date, officers from the Martinsburg Police Department also executed a search warrant at Mr. Coates’ residence, 621 Virginia Avenue and were able to locate him in the residence. Initially Mr. Coates would not answer the door, which resulted in a forced entry style search warrant.
Mr. Coates was arrested on the charges and was arraigned by a Berkeley County Magistrate.
621 Virginia Avenue, Mtsb WV 25401