Date: February 11, 2019
Address: 150 E. Crosstown Pkwy., Suite A, Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Contact: Captain Misner, Criminal Investigations Division, 337-8139
**********K-9 Track leads to arrest on multiple felony charges, gun recovered**********
Shortly after midnight on February 11, 2019, Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety Officers were dispatched to the 1500 block of Hays Park Ave reference a female reporting she had been assaulted with a firearm by her boyfriend. The victim had physical injuries and told arriving officers that the suspect had left on foot with the firearm. Additional officers quickly set up a perimeter around the area while K9 Axl was deployed to conduct a track. K9 Axl led officers to a residence in the 1200 block of Clinton Ave where the suspect was located and taken into custody without incident. Officers continued to investigate and were able to locate the handgun that was used in the assault.
A 28 year old Kalamazoo man was arrested on multiple felony charges related to the assault and the firearm.
Anyone having information regarding this incident, or any other crimes in City of Kalamazoo, is encouraged to contact the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety at 337-8120 or Silent Observer at 343-2100
By authority of: Sgt. Brian Cake