Date: Friday, November 25, 2022
Address: 150 E. Crosstown Pkwy., Suite A, Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Contact: Capt. Craig Habel, 269-337-8139
Carjacking suspects in custody after pursuit
On Friday, November 25, 2022, at approximately 2:36 A.M., Kalamazoo Public Safety Officers located a stolen vehicle that was occupied in the 100 block W Stockbridge Ave. The vehicle had been reported stolen at gunpoint to Kalamazoo Public Safety early in the morning. When the officers attempted to stop the stolen vehicle, the driver fled in the vehicle and a pursuit was started.
During the pursuit, the suspect vehicle struck a street sign with the stolen vehicle losing control and came to a stop. The occupants attempted to flee on foot. The driver, a 17-year-old Kalamazoo resident, was taken into custody at the vehicle. The second suspect, a 15-year-old Kalamazoo resident, was taken into custody attempting to hid behind a house after fleeing on foot.
The victim of the carjacking was not injured during the incident. Evidence of a 2nd carjacking was found on the suspects that had occurred on Thursday, November 24, 2022, in the 800 block of Clinton. Both suspects were lodged at the juvenile home.
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