Kalamazoo, MI: On 9-13-16 at approximately 4:00 AM, KDPS dispatch received a call from a person who advised that a subject had just pointed a gun at him. The caller went on to give a description of the suspect and the area where he was last seen. Officers went to the area and began looking for the described suspect. PSO Vosburg located the suspect in the 500 block of Lawrence Street. As PSO Vosburg was watching the suspect from a distance, he observed the subject reach into his waistband and drop something. Additional officers moved into the area and the suspect was detained. During the investigation officers located a loaded firearm that he had discarded prior to being contacted. The suspect was identified as a 40 year old Kalamazoo man.
The suspect was arrested for Carrying a Concealed Weapon, Felony Firearm, Felon In Possession of a Firearm, and on several outstanding warrants. He was lodged at the Kalamazoo County Jail awaiting arraignment.
Anyone with information pertaining to this incident, or other criminal activity, is asked to call Kalamazoo Public Safety at 337-8994 or Silent Observer at 343-2100, www.KalamazooSilentObserver.com.
By authority of: Lt. Craig Habel
Address: 150 E. Crosstown Pkwy., Suite A, Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Contact: Captain Vic Ledbetter, Criminal Investigations Division 337-8139