Kalamazoo, MI: On Wednesday, 12-30-15, at approximately 4:30 pm Kalamazoo Public Safety Officers spotted a stolen vehicle. After two police K9 deployments two suspects were safely taken into custody.
Kalamazoo Public Safety Officers were on the lookout for a stolen car, Ford Focus 4 door, that had been taken from a construction site downtown on Tuesday 12-29-15. The vehicle was spotted initially on North St. and a traffic stop was attempted. The vehicle, occupied by four suspects, sped off but quickly crashed on Simpson St. All four occupants / suspects fled on foot after the crash. Officers quickly secured a four block perimeter and police K9 was deployed.
Two of the four suspects (the driver and front seat passenger) were found by PSO Heyduck and K9 Ike after tracking both of them to separate garages. Both suspects, juvenile males (13 and 14 yrs old), Kalamazoo Residents, were arrested without further incident. Arrests were made for various felony charges.
Two young males are still at large, anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Kalamazoo Public Safety at 337-8994 or Silent Observer at 269-343-2100 or www.kalamazoosilentobserver.com.
By authority of: Lt. S. Geik
Address: 150 E. Crosstown Pkwy., Suite A, Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Contact: Captain Vic Ledbetter, Criminal Investigation Division 337-8139