Kalamazoo, MI: On December 28, 2019, at approximately 11:30 p.m., Kalamazoo Public Safety officers were dispatched to the 1000-block of N. Rose St. for the report of a robbery. The victim provided officers with a description of the suspect. PSO Pittelkow and her K9, Nero, responded to the scene and conducted a track, eventually locating the suspect several houses away attempting to conceal evidence. The suspect was taken into custody without incident, and the victim’s stolen property was recovered. The victim was not injured during the robbery.
The suspect, a 42-year-old Kalamazoo resident, was arrested for unarmed robbery and lodged at the Kalamazoo County Jail.
Kalamazoo Public Safety encourages anyone with information regarding this incident or other criminal activity to contact the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety at 269-488-8911 or Silent Observer at 269-343-2100.
By authority of: Sergeant Andrew Werkema
Date: December 28, 2019
Address: 150 East Crosstown Parkway, Suite A, Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Contact: Captain Brad Misner, Criminal Investigations Division, 269-337-8139