Federal Bureau of Investigation
Special Agent Coder is currently serving as an FBI Agent assigned to a Violent Crimes squad. SA Coder has been a criminal investigations Special Agent his entire career and has investigated cases to include Mexican Cartel Drug Trafficking, Domestic Terrorism, Crimes against Children/Missing persons, and Violent Crimes/Fugitives. SA Coder has been the recipient of the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) “Task Force of the Year” Award during two separate years, and has been nominated for the DOJ “Attorney General’s Award” and the FBI’s “Director’s Award” for his role as Lead Case Agent during a Domestic Terrorism investigation related to an assassination attempt on the Nederland, Colorado Police Department in October of 2016.
SA Coder is recently known for his work as the lead Case Agent for the FBI during the 2018 Christopher Watts quadruple homicide case. In August of 2018 Christopher Watts murdered his pregnant wife Shannan and their two daughters Bella (4) and Celeste “Cici” (3) via strangulation with his bare hands. Watts disposed of his wife in a shallow grave in rural eastern Colorado, and dumped the bodies of his children in a nearby oil refinery tank where he worked. Watts was found to have been involved in a sexual affair with a co-worker, and killed his entire family in order to pursue his illicit affair. SA Coder (FBI) and SA Lee from the Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI) conducted a two day interrogation of Watts and obtained a full confession to include the locations of his pregnant wife Shannan, and their daughters Bella and Celeste.