Kalamazoo, MI: On November 3rd, investigators from the Kalamazoo Valley Enforcement Team received information that an illegal gun transaction was set to take place between two convicted felons in the 3700 block of Sprinkle Rd.
KVET investigators conducted surveillance of the area and observed the suspect arrive and make contact with a second vehicle. KVET investigators surrounded the vehicle and interrupted the transaction. Based on this investigation, a 35 year old Portage man was arrested for Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Carrying a Concealed Weapon, Felony Firearms, and Possession of Marijuana, additionally a 34 year old Kalamazoo man was arrested for Probation Violation. Both suspects were lodged at the Kalamazoo County Jail. This case will be forwarded to the Kalamazoo County Prosecutors Office for review.
KVET would like to thank citizens for their help and information related to this investigation. KVET will continue to aggressively investigate weapons crimes in an effort to reduce gun violence in our community.
Anyone with information regarding illegal drugs or firearms activity is urged to contact KVET at 269-337-8880, or report an anonymous tip to Silent Observer at 269-343-2100 or www.kalamazoosilentobserver.com.
By authority of: Sergeant Matt Schemenauer
Address: 150 E. Crosstown Pkwy., Suite A, Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Contact: Capt. David Boysen, Kalamazoo Valley Enforcement Team, 269-337-8880