Kalamazoo, MI: On September 28, 2016 at approximately 4:12 PM, officers were dispatched to the 1200 block of California Ave in reference to a Home Invasion. A male subject, known to the victim, walked in through an unlocked door to the apartment and assaulted the victim. When officers arrived the suspect was gone.
Through the investigation officers located the suspect vehicle used in the Home Invasion parked in a driveway in the 1000 block of Miller Road. Additional officers were called to the Miller Road address and the residence was surrounded. The suspect who was hiding inside the garage eventually came out and was taken into custody.
The 23 year old male subject was taken into custody for 1st Degree Home Invasion and Malicious Destruction of Property and lodged at the Kalamazoo County Jail. Additional charges for drug violations will be sought against the suspect due to drugs being recovered at the Miller Road address.
Public Safety is requesting anyone with information about this crime to contact the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety at 337-8994, the Criminal Investigation Division at 337-8139, or Silent Observer at 343-2100.
Authority of Sgt. Aaron Wiedbrauk
Date: September 28, 2016
Address: 150 E. Crosstown Pkwy. Suite A, Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Contact: Captain Ledbetter, Criminal Investigations Division, 269-337-8139