K-9 finds suspect after felonious assault in Kzoo Co.

Kalamazoo and Battle Creek
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COMSTOCK TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — One person is behind bars in Kalamazoo County thanks to a K-9 team.

Sheriff’s deputies say they were looking for a man around 8:25 p.m. Saturday evening who fled the scene of a felonious assault with a firearm. The suspect, who had a prior warrant, fled the scene before deputies arrived. 

K-9 Zeus tracked him down near East J-K Avenue and 28th Street, north of East Michigan Avenue in Comstock Township. 

Deputies say they found him after tracking him more than a half mile through thick terrain.

Authorities were able to arrest the suspect who is now lodged at the Kalamazoo County Jail.

Anyone who may have additional information is asked to contact the Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Office at 269.383.8748 or Silent Observer at 269.343.2100. Information can also be reported online at
www.kalamazoosilentobserver.com.

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