Kalamazoo, MI: On May 22, 2020, at approximately 8:40 pm, Kalamazoo Public Safety officers conducted a traffic stop in the 5300-block of Portage St. for a civil infraction. Upon contacting the vehicle occupants, an odor of marijuana was detected, and the occupants appeared unusually nervous. When the occupants were asked to exit the vehicle, a passenger informed officers he had a firearm. The firearm was recovered, and the vehicle was searched. In addition to the loaded firearm, over two hundred ecstasy pills were seized.
As a result of this investigation, a 26-year-old Kalamazoo resident was arrested for carrying a concealed weapon, felony firearm, and possession with intent to deliver ecstasy.
Anyone having 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 Ryan Preston
Date: May 22, 2020
Address: 150 East Crosstown Parkway, Suite A, Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Contact: Captain Craig Habel, Criminal Investigation Division, 269-337-8139