Address: 150 E. Crosstown Pkwy. Suite A, Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Contact: Captain Craig Habel, Criminal Investigation Division, 337-8139
KDPS K9 Benno locates Armed Robbery suspect after K9 track
Kalamazoo, MI: On Monday, January 2, 2023, officers from the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety (KDPS) responded to reports of an armed robbery that occurred in the 1600 block of N. Westnedge Ave. During the robbery, what appeared to be a black handgun was pointed at the business owner before the suspect fled on foot. A 19-year-old Kalamazoo resident was found hiding several blocks away by KDPS K9 Benno and arrested. A firearm was also located with the suspect who was lodged at the Kalamazoo County Jail facing several felony charges.
Anyone having information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety at 488-8911 or Silent Observer at 343-2100
By authority of: Sgt. Chris Rieser