November 2010 News Releases




****TOWNSHIP OF KALAMAZOO POLICE DEPARTMENT****

NEWS RELEASE

INCIDENT TYPE:                Shooting / Attempt Robbery

DATE OCCURRED:        Tuesday November 10, 2010   TIME: 10:20 P.M.

LOCATION OCCURRED:          2100 blk Gull Rd,   Kalamazoo Township.

VICTIM INFO:   Male in his early 20’s
               
INCIDENT SUMMARY.  The victim states he was walking down the sidewalk in the 2100 block of Gull Rd. when he was
approached by two males.  At that time one of the subjects brandished a hand gun and attempted to rob him.  A struggle took
place and the firearm discharged striking the victim in the leg.  The reported victim was able to walk to a nearby apartment to
call for help and was transported to Borgess Hospital for treatment to a single gunshot wound to the leg.  The victim was
treated and released.

INJURIES:  Gunshot wound to the leg.

SUSPECTS:  Two black males reported to be in their late teens or early twenties.


**********ANYONE WITH INFORMATION ABOUT THIS INCIDENT IS ASKED TO CONTACT The
KALAMAZOO TOWNSHIP POLICE DEPARTMENT at 343-0568 or SILENT OBSERVER at 343-2100.


FOR NEWS RELEASE BEGINNING:        DATE: 11-10-2010        TIME: 12:30AM

INVESTIGATING OFFICER:         Sgt. Paul Marlett   
   
SUPERVISOR APPROVING NEWS RELEASE: Sgt. Paul Marlett







****TOWNSHIP OF KALAMAZOO POLICE DEPARTMENT****

NEWS RELEASE

INCIDENT TYPE:        Traffic crash with minor injuries.
                          
DATE OCCURRED:  November 4, 2010 at approximately 11:47 a.m.
          
LOCATION OCCURRED:  Business Loop 131 west of Barney Rd. in the Township and County of Kalamazoo
  
VICTIM INFO: Two workers from Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) who were doing routine roadway
maintenance.  
              
INJURIES RECEIVED:  Both victims were transported to Bronson Hospital where they are being treated for their injuries.  
Both subjects are expected to be released by the end of today.
  
INCIDENT SUMMARY:   The Kalamazoo Township Police Department responded to a traffic crash where two MDOT
workers were injured while doing routine maintenance work.  A delivery van that was inbound on Business Loop 131 west of
Barney Rd. changed lanes and lost control.  The vehicle slid off the roadway and struck an MDOT truck and trailer loaded
with construction signs.  Two MDOT workers who were working on the roadway were injured while attempting to get out of
the way of the crash.  Both MDOT employees were transported to Bronson Hospital by Pride Ambulance.  The driver of the
delivery van was not injured.  The Kalamazoo Township Police were assisted at the scene by Kalamazoo Township
Fire/Rescue and Pride Care Ambulance.  

Alcohol does not appear to be a factor in the crash.  Names of the subjects involved are not being released at this time, and the
incident remains under investigation.

SUSPECT INFORMATION:  Subject is a commercial driver from the Grand Rapids area.                                        
FOR NEWS RELEASE BEGINNING:  November 4, 2010          TIME: 3:00 p.m.

INVESTIGATING OFFICER:  Officer Mark Burkett
  
SUPERVISOR APPROVING NEWS RELEASE:  Lt. Bryan Ergang
Anyone with information about an
incident is asked to contact
TKPD (269)343-0568 or
Silent Observer(269)343-2100