Kalamazoo, MI: On January 24th, 2020 at 10:55pm, Public Safety Officers responded to 400 Dillingham Lane for a report of an armed robbery. The victim reported she was approached by a male who pointed a gun at her head and demanded her property. He fled the scene with her purse and cellphone.
Kalamazoo Public Safety officers responded, and K-9 Nero was called in to track the suspect. The K-9 tracked to an apartment building located in the 600 block of Carrington Court. The suspect was found hiding in a common-area storage closet. He was arrested and found to be in possession of the victim’s purse as well as the handgun used in the incident. The suspect, a 21-year-old male from Kalamazoo was lodged at Kalamazoo County Jail with charges of Armed Robbery, Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony and Resisting and Obstructing a Police Officer. The suspect was also a parole absconder.
Public Safety is requesting anyone with information about this crime to contact the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety at 488-8911, the Criminal Investigation Division at 337-8139, Silent Observer at 343-2100 or kalamazoosilentobserver.com.
By authority of:
Sgt Richard McCall
Address: 150 E. Crosstown Pkwy., Suite A, Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Contact: Acting Captain Craig Habel, Criminal Investigations Division, 337-8139