Date: June 27, 2017
Address: 150 E. Crosstown Pkwy. Suite A, Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Contact: Captain Shannon Bagley, Criminal Investigation Division, 337-8139
Un-Armed Robbery Suspects Arrested.
On June 26, 2017, at approximately 00:04am, Kalamazoo Public Safety officers responded to 3908 S Westnedge for a robbery. A store employee reported two males pushed her out of the way and stole over $1,600 dollars’ worth of Newport cigarettes from the business. The suspects’ actions were caught on video surveillance.
On June 26, 2017 around 9:14pm, a Kalamazoo Public Safety Sergeant who had seen photos of the suspects spotted one of them walking in the 800blk of S Westnedge. After arresting that suspect, information was gained that led officers to the 1200blk of S Westnedge. While waiting to execute a search warrant the second suspect exited from a motel room and was taken into custody. During the search warrant evidence from the robbery was recovered. Officers later learned that the suspects had sold several stolen packs of Newport’s to people in the area.
A 36 year old male Kalamazoo resident was arrested for un-armed robbery. A 23 year old Kalamazoo resident was also arrested for un-armed robbery.
Anyone have information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety at 337-8994 or Silent Observer at 343-2100
Authority: Lt Anthony Morgan