Kalamazoo, MI: On December 5, 2012 at 5:12 a.m., Kalamazoo Public Safety responded to Water Street Coffee Joint, located at 3037 Oakland Drive, on a report that someone may be trying to break into the business. An employee of the Rich Gas Station located across the street called 911 to report a suspicious male subject near the building and a loud banging noise coming from the area.
Officers surrounded the business and found a broken window. They then heard the suspect moving around inside the business. Officers entered the coffee shop and arrested the subject without incident. The suspect is a 36-year-old Kalamazoo resident. He has been lodged at Kalamazoo County jail pending arraignment on charges of Breaking and Entering.
Anyone with information about this burglary is asked to contact Kalamazoo Public Safety at (269) 337-8994 or Silent Observer at (269) 343-2100.
By authority of: Lt. Jeff VanderWiere
Date: December 5, 2012
Address: 150 E. Crosstown Pkwy., Suite A, Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Contact: Captain Vic Ledbetter, Criminal Investigation Division, (269) 337-8139