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Arrest Leads To Guns and Narcotics Seizure

Kevin Christopher Coolman
Posted at 1:42 PM, Feb 05, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-05 15:02:56-05

LANSING, Mich. — A 29-year-old Lansing man is facing felony weapons charges and a drug posession charge after a Wednesday night traffic stop.

Wednesday at approximately 11 p.m. the Capital Area Violent Crime Initiative and Michigan State Police team members saw a vehicle speeding and driving erratically in the area of West St. Joseph Street and Everett Drive in Lansing, police said in a statement released Friday.

Officers stopped the vehicle in the 200 block of North Deerfield. As the vehicle came to a stop, the driver, Kevin Christopher Coolman, got out and ran into a nearby residence, police said. Officers pursued him and were able to take him into custody without incident.

Kevin Christopher Coolman

Officers recovered handgun with a loaded extended magazine from Coolman and found an assault rifle, ammunition and narcotics in his vehicle, police said.

He was taken to the Lansing Police Department Detention facility.

Coolman was arraigned Thursday on three felony firearms charges, possessing a controlled substance, possession of a firearm by a felon and other charges.

His bond was set at $7,500.

Coolman is scheduled to appear in 54-A District court next week for a probably cause conference.

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