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Police seize gun, 200 ecstasy pills in traffic stop

After pulling over a vehicle on Portage St., Kalamazoo officers arrested a man with intent to deliver ecstasy.
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KALAMAZOO, Mich. — A traffic stop in Kalamazoo Friday lead to a seizure of drugs and a gun. Kalamazoo Public Safety officers pulled the vehicle over on Portage St. near E Kilgore Rd. around 8:40 p.m.

When officers pulled the car over, they smelt marijuana coming from the car and said the occupants seemed unusually nervous. One occupant informed the officers he had a gun, officers then seized the weapon.

Officers also found over 200 ecstasy pills. They arrested a 26-year-old from Kalamazoo for carrying a concealed weapon, felony firearm and possession with intent to deliver ecstasy.

The Kalamazoo County Department of Public Safety is asking anyone with information on the incident to give them a call at 269-488-8911 or Silent Observer at 269-343-2100.

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