Kalamazoo, MI: On October 29, 2016, officers from Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety responded to the area of W Vine and S Rose regarding a personal injury accident. Upon arrival, officers located two females that had been injured in the accident. The accident investigation showed that the suspect vehicle ran a red light and struck the driver’s side of their vehicle. Witnesses indicated the suspect / at-fault driver fled on foot. A K-9 track was conducted that lead to the discovery of several of the suspect’s articles of clothing and suspected drugs that had been discarded by the fleeing suspect. However, the suspect was not located.
The suspect has been identified as a 36 year old male Kalamazoo resident who is already wanted on two outstanding warrants. The occupants of the other vehicle were transported to the hospital for treatment, their injuries are believed to be non-life threatening.
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.
By authority of: Sgt. VanderKlok
Date: October 29, 2016
Address: 150 E. Crosstown Pkwy., Suite A, Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Contact: Captain Victor Ledbetter, Criminal Investigation Division, 337-8139