Address: 150 E. Crosstown Pkwy., Suite A, Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Contact: Executive Lieutenant Matt Schemenauer, Kalamazoo Valley Enforcement Team, 269-337-8880
Kalamazoo, MI: On August 27, 2021, investigators from the Kalamazoo Valley Enforcement Team and the Crime Reduction Team conducted an operation in reference to a 23-year-old Kalamazoo man who was wanted on several felony arrest warrants. The suspect is also known to officers for his involvement in recent gun violence in the City of Kalamazoo.
During this operation, investigators conducted surveillance of the suspect and attempted to arrest him in the 5100 block of S Westnedge Ave. The suspect attempted to flee from investigators but was quickly captured. Upon taking the suspect into custody, investigators located a loaded handgun and suspected Crack Cocaine on his person.
The suspect was arrested on several felony arrest warrants as well as Carrying a Concealed Weapon, Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Felony Firearms and Possession with Intent to Distribute Crack Cocaine. The suspect was lodged at the Kalamazoo County Jail. All charges will be reviewed by the Kalamazoo County Prosecutors Office.
Anyone with information regarding illegal drugs or firearms activity is urged to contact KVET at 269-337-8880, or report an anonymous tip to Silent Observer at 269-343-2100 or www.kalamazoosilentobserver.com
By authority of: Executive Lieutenant Matt Schemenauer