On May 3rd 2017, at approx. 10:54pm, Kalamazoo Public Safety Officers responded to the area of Riverview and Gull for a report of a carjacking that had just occurred. The female victim reported that she was driving her car when her male passenger assaulted her, forced her from the vehicle, and then stole the vehicle from her.
Thanks to information provided by an alert citizen, Kalamazoo Township and Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety officers located the stolen vehicle, and the suspect, within 30 minutes in the 1000 block of Darwood Ave, in Kalamazoo Township. The suspect, a 31 year old man from Inkster, MI, was arrested and charged with carjacking, operating while intoxicated, resisting and obstructing officers, and possession of marijuana.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety at 337-8994 or Silent Observer at 343-2100.
By authority of: Sgt. Robert Holdwick
Address: 150 E. Crosstown Pkwy., Suite A, Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Contact: Captain Victor Ledbetter of CID at 269-337-8139