Date: January 23, 2023
Address: 150 E. Crosstown Pkwy. Suite A, Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Contact: Captain Craig Habel, Criminal Investigations Division, 337-8139
Kalamazoo, Michigan: On Monday, January 23, 2023, at approximately 1:22 a.m. Kalamazoo Public Safety Officers were addressing quality of life issues in the 600 blk of E Michigan. A car was stopped for a traffic violation and contact was made with the vehicle’s occupants.
As contact was made with the occupants, a AK Pistol was seen, laying in plain view on the backseat. As the investigation continued, a second gun was located and had been reported stolen. This gun would normally be a semi-automatic weapon, but it was converted to a fully automatic weapon. The occupants in the vehicle were not Kalamazoo residents.
The driver was arrested and lodged for not having a driver’s license. A passenger in the car was arrested and lodged for multiple felony charges.
Anyone having information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety at 337-8139 or Silent Observer at 343-2100.
Lt. Gretchen Mayo