Kalamazoo, MI: On Saturday, April 22nd, 2017, Kalamazoo Public Safety officers addressed neighborhood concerns of cruising also known as the X-Train. Public Safety was assisted by deputies from the Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s office and troopers from the Michigan State Police.
During the enforcement activities, officers arrested twenty people on a total of twenty-two criminal charges. The charges included multiple misdemeanor traffic offenses, fleeing and eluding, operating while intoxicated, possession with intent to deliver heroin, possession of cocaine, and resisting and obstructing arrest. In addition to the criminal charges, seven warrant arrests were made. As a result of the arrests, ten vehicles that were participating in the X-Train were towed and impounded.
Public Safety would like to remind residents that we will be continuing strict enforcement in order to address neighborhood concerns regarding this type of activity. Through this enforcement, it is our hope to deter this type of activity that adversely impacts the quality of life for area residents. Kalamazoo Public Safety appreciates the continued support and patience of those affected by this type of disruption.
Anyone who may have information regarding this investigation is asked to call Kalamazoo Public Safety at 337-8994 or Silent Observer at 343-2100 or www.kalamazoosilentobserver.com.
By authority of: Lt. Matt Huber
Date: April 23rd, 2017
Address: 150 E. Crosstown Parkway, Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Contact: Captain David Boysen, Community Outreach and Problem Solving Division, 337-8880