June 2011 News Releases

                       Township of Kalamazoo Police Department News Release

INCIDENT TYPE:                   11-001679        

DATE OCCURRED:                 Thursday, June 30, 2011   TIME: 3:13 A.M.

LOCATION OCCURRED:        200 Blk. W. Dunkley, Kalamazoo Township


The victim reports that after returning home from a friends residence in the early morning hours, he was
approached by two unknown males wearing nylons as masks.  The victim said that one of the males
brandished a weapon and demanded cash.  The victim states that he attempted to wrestle the gun from
the hands of the suspect when the gun went off, causing an injury to the victims hand.   Anyone who may
have witnessed suspicious activity in the area or who has other information is requested to contact the
Kalamazoo Township Police Department (269-343-0551) or Silent Observer (269-343-2100).       

VICTIM: A 29 year old resident of Kalamazoo Township.

INJURIES:  Gunshot wound to the hand.

SUSPECTS:  Unknown

FOR NEWS RELEASE BEGINNING:        DATE: 6-30-2011        TIME: 7:53 A.M.

AUTHOR: Sgt. Larry Haynor, Kalamazoo Township Police Department

                                 Township of Kalamazoo Police Department News Release

Complaint number:        11-001414

Incident Type:               Armed Robbery

Date Occurred:               6-1-2011                Time:        10:20 a.m.

Location:                       Max 10 store, 1904 Gull Road        

Described as a black male, 5’6”, 140 pounds, slim build, last seen wearing baggie clothing consisting of a
white T-shirt under a black hoodie, black pants and a black bandana that was worn over his face.
Incident Summary:        
Store staff reported the above described individual entered the store, displayed a black hand gun and
indicated he wanted money.  He obtained an undisclosed amount of cash and fled the store on foot in a
westerly direction.  Officers immediately set up a perimeter and requested K-9 assistance from the
Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety.  The KDPS K-9 tracked the suspect to the area of Bixby and
Junction Streets where the track ended.  There were no injuries reported.

Additional Info:       
Anyone with information on this crime is asked to contact the Township Police at 269-343-0551 or Silent
Observer at 269-343-2100 or www.kalamazoosilentobserver.com
For Release:        6-1-2011, 1125 hours

Author:               Chief Tim Bourgeois

Supervisor Approving News Release:  Chief Tim Bourgeois
Anyone with information about an
incident is asked to contact
TKPD (269)343-0568 or
Silent Observer(269)343-2100