Police recover stolen car, arrest suspect after chase in Kalamazoo

Kalamazoo County
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KALAMAZOO, Mich. (WOOD) — A Kalamazoo resident was arrested Thursday after a police chase involving a stolen car, officials say.

Officers saw a stolen vehicle in the area of Alcott Street and Portage Street, the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety said in a release.

They tried to pull the vehicle over, but it fled, KDPS says. It says officers chased after the stolen car, but stopped after a short time for the safety of the public.

The car soon crashed near the intersection of Portage Road and Kilgore Road, police say. They say a Portage police officer nearby arrested the driver without incident.

The stolen car was recovered.

Authorities say the driver, a 39-year-old from Kalamazoo, was arrested on multiple felony charges.

Anyone with information about the incident should call KDPS at 269.337.8139 or Silent Observer at 269.343.2100 or KalamazooSilentObserver.com.

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