By Chris Lane
By Angelica Leicht
By Corey Deiterman
By Angelica Leicht
By Corey Deiterman
By Corey Deiterman
By Corey Deiterman
While Houston rapper Carlos Coy, aka South Park Mexican, sits in a Texas Department of Corrections prison serving a 45-year sentence for the sexual assault of a nine-year-old girl, his family and friends are mounting a Free SPM campaign. The charges are bogus, they say. The accuser was just out to get SPM's money, they insist. Actually, that would be accusers, plural. A total of eight girls and young women, the youngest nine years old, have accused SPM of having sexual contact with them while they were underage.
Taking a page from Houston Presscontributor Gustavo Arellano's "Ask a Mexican" humor column, where readers ask Arellano to explain Hispanics, we decided to ask anotherMexican to explain SPM. There's nothing funny about SPM's situation, of course. At best he's an innocent man falsely convicted of a heinous crime. At worst he's a pedophile.
These are the facts:
In 1995, Carlos Coy and his brother Arthur Coy, Jr. launch Dope House Records, with SPM as the label's leading artist.
In 1999, while talking about his dropping out of school at the age of 17, Coy tells Houston Press contributor Craig D. Lindsey, "One more year in high school and I would've went to jail for fucking all those little young bitches."
In August 2000, Dope House records sales exceed 1.5 million units.
In July 2001, 20-year-old Jill Odom files a lawsuit against Carlos Coy asking that he be declared the legal father of her son, Jordan Dominique Odom. Odom was only 13 when she began the relationship with Coy and only 14 when she gave birth. During their relationship, Coy, in his early twenties, knew Odom was in seventh grade. Paternity tests later prove that Coy is the boy's father.
On September 1, 2001, a nine-year-old playmate of Coy's six-year-old daughter Carley spends the night at the Coy home. Sometime during the night, the girl, later called Jane Doe, says she doesn't feel well and asks to be taken home. Coy drives her home, sitting down to have menudo with her grandparents when they arrive. The girl's parents are close friends of the Coy family.
On September 25, 2001, Carlos Coy is arrested and charged with aggravated sexual assault of Jane Doe, who claims Coy entered the bedroom where she was sleeping with Carley Coy and molested her, licking her vaginal area.
On March 6, 2002, the Harris County District Attorney's office files additional sexual assault charges against Coy, alleging that on February 3, Coy, who was awaiting the Jane Doe trial, and some friends picked up two 14-year-old female fans and took them to a motel in North Houston. Coy says nothing sexual took place during the visit, claiming that he napped in the hotel room alone while the rest of the group went to a local caf, but one girl claims she had had sex with the rapper. Coy turns himself in on March 7 and his bond is revoked.
On May 6, 2002, Coy's trial begins. There is no physical evidence of a sexual assault presented during the trial. The prosecution's case consists almost entirely of the girl's testimony, which includes the statement that she thinks the assault might have been a dream.
On May 18, 2002, the jury deliberates for less than eight hours. They find Coy guilty.
On May 30, 2002, with his possible punishment ranging from probation to life in prison, Carlos Coy is sentenced to 45 years in prison and fined $10,000. Coy will be at least 52 years old before he's considered for parole. After the sentencing, Harris County prosecutors Denise Oncken and Lisa Andrews tell reporters they would have preferred a longer sentence.
On September 4, 2002, Mary Doe, on behalf of Jane Doe, a minor, files a civil suit against Coy seeking monetary damages.
On October 3, 2006, Dope House Records releases South Park Mexican's tenth CD, When Devils Strike. Reaction ranges from outrage by victims' advocates to joy from some of his fans.
Those are the facts. Here is one man's opinion:
Pete "Dirty Werk" Camarillo, a producer for Dope House Records says, "Basically...the evidence wasn't really too strong in his case. That's why we're starting...the Free SPM campaign. We...want...to let everybody know that we have total faith and total belief in [him].
"We think it was basically a witch hunt. They didn't really like seeing a Mexican in his type of position, so I think they tried to do what they could to slow him down, but you know this record [When Devils Strike] coming out is just proof that you can't stop what the people want, and you can't change the beliefs of people despite what type of propaganda...gets put out.
"We're just sticking by him and doing what we can. That had a lot to do with this record, just letting everyone know the truth. If you want to hear from the man's mouth, then we're suggesting that everyone go pick up the record and see what it's about. It's not promotional hype, it's not done just to make a buck. It's actually a message that's being sent out there for the greater good of what we believe in."
And here's another man's opinion:
Rapper and longtime SPM associate Juan Gotti says, "That's not my friend, that's my brother. People are tripping out because they're saying, 'He recorded [the CD] in jail!' Now, if you pay close attention to the album, you'll find out that not only does he speak like he's behind bars, I also, myself, speak like I'm in a unit, right there with him. That's premeditated. We recorded this two years ago when everything started. So, people are thinking, 'Oh my God, he's recording in jail, he's recording in jail!' Keep thinking that. It's selling albums, thank you."
You people are nuts. He is clearly guilty of child molesting and underage sex. The baby was proven to be his child. Simple math will reveal he was having sex with a child. And all of those other girls... all of them are lying? A little precious 9-year old girl? When will you stop believing the lies and realize the truth. Just because he has good music does not mean he doesn't deserve to be in jail.
Sad, really. Someday he will be free and on that day I will be happy. FREE SPM!!! Thank you and peace.
FREE CARLOS MCOY THE ONE AND ONLY PISTOLARO,STAY STRONG HOMIE,WISH FOR YOUR 3RD WISH,HOMEBOY.WE THE RAZA OF THE WORLD LOVE YOU HOMIE...POR VIDA,VATOS LOCOS FOR LIFE...PEACE AND GOD BLESS YOU CARNALE.....
E NO EVIDENCE,THEY ARE FULL OF IT.LD
FREE SPM AND LET HIMSELF MAKE IT IN THIS WORLD,WE ONLY LIVE ONCE AN
WELLS ABOUT ALL DAT MELESTOR SHIT WELLS I DONT BELIVE NONE OF IT JUST BECAUSE HE HAS A DAUGHTER OF HIS OWN FUCK DAT WEN I SEE PROOF THEN ILL BELIVE. AND ABOUT DAT BITCH HE FUCKED A QUIEN LE DAN PAN QUE LLOREN IF U THOW PUSSY IN ANY BODIES FACE U BEST BELIVE DEY GONNA FUCK IT. SO DIS GOES OUT TO ALL DIS LITTLE FEMALES: IF UR NOT OVER AGE DEN DONT FUK WITH GUYZ WHO R. KEEP UR CHONIES ON. OR TAKE RESPONSIBILITY 4 UR ACTIONS. BUT N E WAYS JUST KEEEP UR HEAD UP CARLOS COY. WITH ALL MY LOVE N RESPECT.
DAMM DAT SHIT SUCKZ!!!!!!!!!! IM A BEARLY DISCOVERING SPM FAN BUT I LOVE HIS MUSIC I HOPE HE GETS OUT QUICK. AND FUCK ALL DOES COCK SUCKING B*ACH*S. MY BEST WISHES TO SPM AND KEEP UR HOPES ALIVE.
I just find it odd that he got so much time when NO evidence was presented. Michael Jackson had more "evidence" presented, yet he got time off. Let's see what happens to R. Kelly. There's actual video footage of him having sex with a minor.
My name is Juan Carlo and I'm from 3rd Ward. I think this is the worst case of convicting without evidence I've ever seen. Michael won because there was no evidence and I think he did it. Jackson was crazy. I guess it had something to do with the fact he's more famous and has more money. Carlos was normal. He always was. I really dont think that a normal father would molest his 6 year old daughter's friend. It is a fact that her family was living in poverty. A nine year old girl wouldnt make that up either. To put a man away for 45 years on something a 9 year old says is rediculous. She was going back and forth, saying this and that, changing her story a lot in court. �Ese es Tonterias completo!
free spm they want to see us in the pen or in millitary dying n shit whant to keep us down.i have cuzins in the pen big fan have your back peace from iraq
I'm mexican and white too. I aint "hatin" on anybody but u dont know shit for a fact. U WERENT THERE!! I have been bumpin SPM since '96 and will forever but just becuz he can rap good doesnt mean he didnt do it. Try to come up w/ something half way intelligent to say! I do think they should reduce the sentence at least though 45 years is extreme.
Hey All u haters fuck yall and suck my dick i no spm didnt do it those girls are whack so all u ppl hatin shut up and get a fucking life. iam hispanic and white so i support mexes and whites but all you fuckin straight up whites or even mexicans who are haitin on spm fuck you cuz ive always listened to spm since i was a kid even though iam half white i dont care i still want spmex to be free and i think they should re trial atleast cuz 45 years is way to fucking long even if he didnt do it. FREE SP-MEX 2.1.0. SAN ANTON all they way born and raised.
Thats fking wack they locked SPM up. i beleive he didnt do it they just tryin to keep him in the pen so he dont do no more bad stuff. Carlos is a tight rapper i known his music since i can remember i bet that girl is a big fking lier just like the 14 year old tryed to say her and los slepted together but there wasnt enough evidence and then she thought it maybe have been just a dream she was just tryin to get money. Iam with the free spm. all us down here in 2.1.0. SAN ANTON are supportin los.
Carlos is a really good rapper and I listen to his music almost everyday, but theres a chance that this might be true because he had a baby with a 14 year old when he was in his 20s so thats why they put him in jail...hopefully its not true but there is a chance he could of done it...No matter what I will always be bumping SPM!
Okay let me start with this... If SPM did do it (which I sincerely hope he didn't) he belongs right where he is. That being said it is wrong to convict a man and sentence him to 45 years w/ NO PHYSICAL EVIDENCE! R. Kelly made a video w/ an underage girl and is still out making money and living his life. Its bullshit! I don't think its a big conspiracy to bring the mexican people down. But I do think it was a biased jury who had their minds made up before the trial began. I seen that the victim filed a lawsuit to get money from spm and I think that that is what this is all about. SPM has been 1 of my favorite rappers since '96 and I hope either way the truth and its consequences are served. None of u people were there so don't say for sure that he did or didn't do it!!!
FUCK DAT SPM IS INOCCENT PEOPLE ARE JUST JEOLUS BECOUSE THEY DONT LIKE US MEXICANS GROWIN UP MAKIN MONEY AND GETTIN FAMOUS WILL THEY ARE JUST STAYIN THE SAME WELL IMA LET YALL KNOW YALL HATERS STOP HATIN BECOUSE WE MEXICANSARE MOVING UP
All this talk about whats wrong or right, well i think its right to have convicted him of being a Pedophile , it's clearly proven with the young girl he had a baby with, when she was under age and he was in his Twenties. I feel for the little girls, being a father of three daughters this would really piss me off and I would want nothing more than for him to rot in hell. Now for what i think is wrong, alot of the child molesters here in Lubbockare white, and alot of the people around these communities agree that it's pure bullshit that these guys are out on the streets on probation, they should beaten and raped witha fuckin broomstick so they know firsthand the horrible fucking experience and impressionthey've left with their victim. They should recieve the same harsh sentence also, all Pedophilesshould be in prison for LIFE or be sentenced to DEATH. Thats what makes it seem racistto some people, and some people like me agree with both sides, it should be EQUAL!!!Whites and Hispanics should be treated the same when it comes to molesting children, Life in prison!
SPM was wrongly convicted on little evidence, he should have got a lesser sentence. He had strong lyrics that did affect the Latino Community, but they just had to put another minority behind bars. Thats white America!! Fuck all you gringos........ Salvatrucha for Life
free sp-mex. we know that this system is out to get are destroy the mexican culture and think by locking us up that we will just go away. got news for all those haters we will never go away or give up. free SPM
he is a sick pervert pedophile. Que mas pero un perro. You have committed and injustice to those children and now you pay for it. Your idiot friends and their dumb music support you to no avail . You and your God know what you did.
all I can say is that spm should be free because i bet that if he wasnt making all this money like he is he wouldnt even have half of these law suits that stupid hoes are doing. no matter what though one thing for sure is that carlos coy is always gonna be having support from his raza 100% no doubt. so stay up homeboy. FREE SPM
ok for all those dumb ass lawyers thought that carlos coy did that dumb shit u best relize why would he even do that in front of HIS own daughter get real my nigga all ya were out to get money out of him like SPM said in his new cd you just trying to a mexican down and thats true fo show.
all you fukin haters are fags you'r fukin stupid the judge was probable white spm is the shit don't fuck with that ant nobody better than him and no boby will thay always going 4 the mexicans fuk yall spm 4 life bitch
He's a good rapper, and r.kelly is a good singer, but the children in this world are safer with those pigs in prison. Just because someone is the same race as me doesn't mean that they represent my race and SPM is nothing but an embarrassment to Mexicans so faq that puto for being a sick hoto. He's lucky that little girl isn't in my family cause we wouldn't have called no police on him ya heard!!!! there's just sick people out there and you "free spm retards" probably would still be like "free spm" if he molested your 9 year old daughter or son. Dang have some respect for the girls he preyed upon and their families, maybe they ain't famous rappers but they are Mexicans too...... puro west side
As I write this msg Im jammin the When Devils Strike and that hoe goes off and My nigga C Coy is and will always be one of the best rappers out of texas I miss that nigga fo show.All that shit with them young females is for money thats it and they need to free my nigga so he can show the world what texas is all about. Also were can I get one of those FREE SPM shirts? Lets free C coy just like they did Pimp C. Keep your head up C coy hope you get out soon.
Free SPM Free SPM
those people are just after every thing he has thoes girls are just bitches if he had no money i bet you my life he wouldnt have even gone to jail fuck all thoes people who put him there he could of done so much more thoes bitches sould go to hell
shit to all da haterz .stop yall just can't handle a mexican to be succesful.if there was any thing that i could do 2 help i would.true the latest spm cd was all good!! it talks about loving weed to wat happened to his homeboys.i waited for the cd 2 come out and the day it did i skipped school just b in line first to buy it.so just to make a long story short dope house do your thing and i know when yall start the free spm campain a shit load of people will b down.just do wat god intended no matter who tries to stop you .all da people who have a problem in their life jam out to spm and it will make you feel as if nuttin was ever wrong.again much love dope house and just keep hope and faith alive for carlos i know i will!!!!!!!!
hey ummm i juss wanted 2 say dat s.p.m shoul of not been charged wit 45 years n he should be releashed rite now on 4/20/07 n yes i no dat it wuz wrong wat he did n i feel sorry 4 him n i wish dat i can take his spot where he iz rite now cuz i love him n i didnt care wat he does ma wish wuz dat 1 day i could meet him but i guess dat i cant so i gotta go cuz im in o.c.s so juss tell him dat i got him on myspace n dat i love him
ALL THAT SHIT THAT IS GOING ON IN SPM'S CASE COULD HAVE BEEN BECAUSE HE WAS A STRONG INFLUENCE TO THE HISOPANICS BUT U NEVER KNOW HE COULD HAVE MALESTERED THAT LITTLE GIRL AND DONT GET ME WRONG I LOVE KICKING IT WHIT THE HOMIES BLAZING TO SPM AND I AM A PROUD MEXICAN BUT IF THAT WERE TRUE THAT BE PREETY FUKED UP IT COULD HAVE BEEN YOUR SISTER YOUR DAUGHTER etc... AND ABOUT THEM 14 YEAR OLD GIRLS THEY WAS JUST SOME HOES TRYING TO GET LAYED LIKE IF THEM BITCHES DIDNT KNOW WHAT THEY WAS DOIN THY JUST WANTED SOME HARD DICK IN EM AND IF A FOMOUSE RAPPER MUCH BETTER.AND ABOUT THEM RAISIST PEOPLE NOT ALL WHITE FOLKS IS LIKE THAT SOME ARE PREETY COOL TO KICK IT WHITH ... MUCH LOVE SPM AND KEEP YOUR HEAD UP
spm got killed in jail for the crime he did. in prison child molestation is cosidered one of the worst offences and people get shanked for it, or they get raped them selfs.
i really dont think this is fair...people out to get him for his dough and i dont care about if its true or not i just listen to his music fuk these messy hos i love to just sit there and blaze to his cd allll day long i dont noe him but thas muh nigga wen im havin problems i listen to him wen im happy and every other time i listen to him....they tryna stop the rise but the mexican lives and they hatin it. i cant wait till his book comes out i like to read and hear wut he has to say ....to him i would say....thay can hate it or love it and i love it dont ever stop ....
I hate when the throw the race card down. A PEDAPHILE IS A PEDOPHILE NO MATTER WHAT RACE!I HOPE HE ROTS IN HELL! I'M SORRY THAT SOME PEOPLE BELIEVE THIS SCUM,TRASH IS A ROLE MODEL!THIS BASTARD DOESN'T REPRESENT ALL LATINOS.MY ONLY REGRET IS THAT MY TAX DOLLARS ARE SUPPORTING THIS SCUM!TEXAN/LATINO
A jury of his peers found him guilty so that settles it. That's the American Justice System. Cry and protest until the cows come home but it's not gonna free the low-life known as SPM. You shout out Mexican pride so loud but don't seem to care one bit for the Mexican girls he molested. And whatever "movement" you think is happening needs a hooked on phonics lesson because most of you defending him can't spell for shit. The crap hole of a country you so love and miss is only a couple of hours away on the Greyhound. Adiois.
That wrong what haters can do i mean put an inccent man in jail for a crime he did not comit that just another way of white people trying to keep the mexican people down but yall can never stop you cant stop the movement
i would just like to say i am white and i love spm i dont think he did it either and how can all you people say he did it u have no evidence to prove it kids lie all the time i dont know what happened i was not there that night and neither were any of u so we can not say for sure but my main reason for being on here is because i have heard carlos coy died in prison is that true ?
You're right Sabrina. I am white. If that's what gringo means, then I'm a gringo too. Whatever. The point is that I don't support this movement because the dude has sex with kids. It's sick. He belongs in prison. So why do you ignore that fact and just start calling everybody gringo? I already know the answer. You either aren't smart enough to argue the point or you know you're wrong and you want to change the subject. Why do you think that I would want to be a mexican or anything else than what I am? Is it because you wish you were something besides what you are, and you're so pissed about it that you hate everyone else?
Yes, someday he WILL be free... If he doesn't get stabbed in prison or something... Meanwhile: enjoy the gang rapes, cholo.
@juan You are so ignorant and foolish. The guy had sex with a 14 year old and she had his baby. What more proof do you need that he is a child-molesting predator fuck? Dimwit.
¿Eso qué, pendejo?... Pinche rapero violador.
@saultorres832 How am I lying, you ignorant racist? The baby the young girl had was HIS CHILD! He should have his greasy balls cut off and shoved in his mouth for what he did. No; that's too good for him... kill him for what he did to that little child.