State Police Search For Man With Ties To Southbridge & Woodstock


Massachusetts State Police

The Massachusetts State Police have added child pornography suspect Stephen C. Cote to its list of Most Wanted Fugitives.

Cote is being sought by the Massachusetts State Police Violent Fugitive Apprehension Section as well as the Northampton Police Department for receipt of material involving sexual exploitation of minors.

An arrest warrant for the 47 year old was issued in November 2015 after investigators developed evidence that he was in possession of child pornography.  Cote has been on the run since that time, and is believed to be actively avoiding apprehension.

Police say Cote is white, approximately 5’8” tall and 190 pounds with blue eyes and brown hair. He has shaved his head in the past and has also had facial hair in various forms.

He has several tattoos: flowers around the name “Chrissy” on the underside of his right forearm; a flower with the names “Jocelyn,” “Sarah,” and “Amber” on his back; and a heart and cross with angel’s wings also on his back.

In addition to Northampton, Cote has ties to Southbridge, Woodstock, Springfield, Westfield, New Bedford, and Fall River.

Anyone who has knowledge of Stephen Cote’s whereabouts, or who thinks they see him, is asked to immediately call the State Police Violent Fugitive Apprehension Section at 1-800-KAPTURE (1-800-527-8873), or simply call 911.


Massachusetts State Police