Kalamazoo, MI: On Saturday April 18, 2020, at approximately 5:30 p.m., Kalamazoo Public Safety Officers responded to the 2100-block of Portage St. in reference to a report of a male threatening a family member with a firearm. Officers located the suspect on scene and arrested him without incident. A search warrant was conducted at the residence with the assistance of Kalamazoo Metro SWAT Team. Officers located multiple firearms inside the home. No one was injured during this incident.
As a result of the investigation a 47-year-old Kalamazoo resident was arrested and charged with felonious assault.
Portage St. from E. Alcott St. to Miller Rd. was closed briefly during this incident but has since been reopened.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety at 269-488-8911 or Silent Observer at 269-343-2100
Authority: Sergeant Andrew Werkema
Date: April 18, 2020
Address: 150 East Crosstown Parkway, Suite A, Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Contact: Captain Craig Habel, Criminal Investigation Division, 269-337-8139