Date: May 1, 2018
Address: 150 E. Crosstown Pkwy. Suite A, Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Contact: Captain Shannon Bagley, Criminal Investigations Division, 337-8139
Firearms and Drugs Recovered During Traffic Stop
Kalamazoo, Michigan: On Monday, April 30, 2018, at approximately 9:15p.m. a Kalamazoo Public Safety officer initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle in the 1000 block Hays Park for a traffic violation. During the course of the traffic stop officers located marijuana concealed in the dashboard of the vehicle and two firearms. The two firearms were later determined to be stolen from the Kalamazoo and Saginaw areas.
The driver of the vehicle, a 21 year old Kalamazoo resident, was arrested for possession with intent to distribute marijuana, carrying a concealed firearm, receiving and concealing a stolen firearm, and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony. A 17 year old passenger and Kalamazoo resident, was arrested for carrying a concealed firearm, and receiving and concealing a stolen firearm. The third occupant in the vehicle, a 20 year old Kalamazoo resident, was arrested for an outstanding warrant for probation violation.
Anyone having information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety at 337-8139 or Silent Observer at 343-2100.
Sgt. Bryan Martin