Kalamazoo, MI: On Wednesday, February 1st, 2017, the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety executed a search warrant in the 1000 block of Garden Street. One 37 year old Kalamazoo resident was arrested for Failure to Stop at the Scene of Property Damage Accident and a Parole Violation.
KDPS Officers were investigating a hit and run accident that occurred at the intersection of Jackson/Mills. The suspect in the hit and run was determined to be a Parolee with the Michigan Department of Corrections. KDPS Officers determined the suspect was inside a residence in the 1000 block of Garden Street. The suspect refused to exit the residence and a search warrant was obtained to arrest the suspect for Failure to Stop at the Scene of Property Damage Accident and a Parole Violation. During the execution of the search warrant the suspect was located inside the residence and arrested.
No one was injured during this incident. The investigation regarding the hit and run remains under investigation by the Operations Division.
Anyone with information pertaining to the hit and run or any other criminal activity is asked to call Kalamazoo Public Safety at 337-8994, Silent Observer at 343-2100, or www.KalamazooSilentObserver.com.
By authority of: Sgt. Scott VanderEnde
Date: February 2, 2017
Address: 150 E. Crosstown Pkwy., Suite A, Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Contact: Captain Vernon Coakley, Captain Operations Division, 337-8142