Kalamazoo: Traffic stop leads to gun, meth bust

KALAMAZOO, MICH. - Kalamazoo police officers conducting a early morning traffic stop on Sunday arrested a 34-year-old in possession of stolen handguns and meth.

Officers stopped a car on Mills Street near the Millerstreet Market shortly after 1:30 a.m. 

During the traffic stop, a K9 officer alerted police to possible narcotics in the car, so officers searched it and found two stolen handguns out of Kalamazoo County and what appeared to be methamphetamine. 

The suspect is not awaiting arraignment on a number of charges, including: carrying a concealed weapon, felony firearm, felon in possession of a firearm, receiving and concealing stolen property and possession of methamphetamine. 

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to contact the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety at 269-337-8994, the Criminal Division at 269-337-8139 or Silent Observer at 269-343-2100.

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April Stevens is a multi-platform producer at WZZM 13. Have a news tip? Email news@wzzm13.com, visit our Facebook page or Twitter.

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