On June 29, 2016 Kalamazoo Public Safety Officer Greg Day observed a vehicle with an improper plate on Cameron St. near Lay Blvd. Officer Day conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle. Once the stop was initiated both the driver and passenger quickly exited the stopped car. The passenger fled the scene on foot. The driver was quickly detained. A search of the vehicle yielded a .380 caliber handgun. The driver of the vehicle, a 35 year old Kalamazoo resident, was arrested for CCW, felon in possession of a firearm, possession of a firearm while intoxicated, and OWI- high BAC.
The passenger is described as a younger black male.
Anyone having information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety at 337-8994 or Silent Observer at 343-2100.
Authority: Sgt Ryan Preston
Date: June 30, 2016
Address: 150 E. Crosstown Pkwy. Suite A, Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Contact: Captain Victor Ledbetter, Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety CID, 337-8139