Kalamazoo, MI: On 03-22-18 at approximately 10:15am officers responded to the 3500 Block of Emerald Dr in reference to a suspicious package. A Citizen reported that they observed a suspicious cardboard box in a grassy area between Emerald Dr and Emerald Park, next to a walking path.
The box was located by officers on their arrival and due to the suspicious nature of the box the Kalamazoo Bomb Squad was requested to investigate.
Upon investigation by the Kalamazoo Bomb Squad it was determined the box had no explosives in it, and instead contained clothing. The item was taken as found property by Public Safety Officers and transported to Public Safety Headquarters where it can be claimed by its owner.
Public Safety is requesting anyone with information about this crime to contact the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety at 337-8994, the Criminal Investigation Division at 337-8139, or Silent Observer at 343-2100 or www.kalamazoosilentobserver.com.
Authority of Lt. Michael Kelley
Date: March 22nd, 2018
Address: 150 E. Crosstown Pkwy. Suite A, Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Contact: Capt. Matt Huber, Operations Division, (269) 337-8140