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Two arrested after officers find drugs and stolen firearm during traffic stop

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Posted at 7:50 AM, Nov 15, 2020

KALAMAZOO, Mich. — Two Kalamazoo residents are behind bars after officers discovered drugs and stolen firearm during a traffic stop.

Around 4 a.m. on Douglas Avenue near North Street, a Kalamazoo Public Safety officer pulled over a vehicle for speeding. Upon initial approach to the window, the officer noticed narcotics inside the vehicle and then brought out K-9 Murphy.

With the dog, the officer conducted a search and found a stolen firearm along with the narcotics. A 17-year-old and 21-year-old were subsequently arrested and charged with CCW, reviving and concealing stolen property and possession with intent to deliver methamphetamine.

This is still being investigated by the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety and anyone with information is asked to call (269) 488-8911 or Silent Observer at (269) 343-2100.