Date: December 18th 2020
Address: 150 E. Crosstown Pkwy., Suite A, Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Contact: Captain Habel, Criminal Investigations Division, 337-8139
On Thursday, December 18th, 2020 an Officer with the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for a traffic violation in the 4100 Block of W Michigan Ave. During the investigation, Officers suspected narcotic activity and requested the assistance of a K9 for a “free air” search. The K9 alerted on the vehicle and a subsequent search of the vehicle revealed narcotics and an unregistered pistol.
The suspect, identified as a 17-year-old Kalamazoo resident, was arrested for the weapons offense and was lodged at the Kalamazoo County Jail.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Kalamazoo Public Safety at (269)488-8911 or Silent Observer at (269)343-2100 or www.kalamazoosilentobserver.com.
By authority of: Sgt Matthew Bruce