Vehicles flees, suspect arrested after K-9 track
Kalamazoo, MI: On March 10th, 2019 at about 5:30AM an officer from the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a vehicle near Cobb and Elizabeth that was occupied by a wanted subject. The vehicle initial fled from officers, who did not pursue the vehicle. The vehicle was located in a nearby parking lot with the occupants fleeing on foot. After a short foot pursuit, the driver was arrested on several felony charges. The driver was identified as a 23 year old Kalamazoo man.
A perimeter was established and police K9 Bach was deployed to conduct a track for the wanted passenger. The second suspect was located after a short K-9 track hiding from officers in a residential area. He was arrested without incident on 4 outstanding warrants. The wanted subject is a 19 year old Kalamazoo man.
Both suspects were lodged at the Kalamazoo County Jail on a variety of warrants and charges related to the incident.
This is the second day in a row that Police K-9 Bach (Pictured) has been successful in tracking suspects down resulting in quick apprehensions.
Anyone who has information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety at 337-8120 or Silent Observer at 343-2100.
By authority of: Lt VanderKlok