Address: 150 E. Crosstown Pkwy., Suite A, Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Contact: Cpt Habel, Criminal Investigations Division, 337-8139
Stolen Vehicle Recovered with Multiple Firearms
On March 14th 2023, around 11PM a Kalamazoo resident observed their stolen vehicle in the 1800 block of Winton St. in the city of Kalamazoo. The vehicle was on the move and Kalamazoo Public Safety located it in the 1600 block of E Cork St and observed subjects walking away from the car. Multiple officers gave chase to the 3 subjects and captured 2 immediately. A third was located a short time later with the assistance of a police K9. During the foot pursuits, officers observed the suspects throwing items and upon searching the immediate area located 3 loaded handguns.
The three suspects were arrested on several felony charges including: UDAA; Resisting and Obstructing; and various firearm charges. Two of the suspects were lodged at the Kalamazoo County Juvenile Home and the third at the Kalamazoo County Jail awaiting arraignment.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Kalamazoo Public Safety PIO Jay Shatara (269)762-2922 or Silent Observer at (269)343-2100 or www.kalamazoosilentobserver.com.
By authority of: Lieutenant Keaton Nielsen 12635