Date: Sunday, May 9, 2021
Address: 150 E. Crosstown Pkwy., Suite A, Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Contact: Ryan Bridges, bridgesR@kalamazoocity.org, 269-762-2922
Firearms seized during traffic stops
On Sunday, May 9, 2021, Kalamazoo Public Safety Officers seized five handguns during three traffic stops. At approximately 11:00 P. M, officers observed a subject who appeared to be concealing a handgun at a local business. A traffic stop on the vehicle that subject was in led to the seizure of three handguns. Three Detroit area residents were arrested during that stop for various weapon offenses.
At approximately 11:15 P.M, officers conducted a traffic stop on another vehicle related to the first traffic stop. One handgun was seized during that traffic stop. A Detroit area resident was arrested on various weapon offenses from that traffic stop.
At approximately 3:30 A.M, officers conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle and seized a handgun from the driver of that vehicle. A Kalamazoo resident was arrested for various weapon offenses.
Anyone having information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety at (269) 488-8911 or Silent Observer at 343-2100
By authority of:
Lt. Scott Miller