Kentwood Police Department investigates vandalism and destruction of property

Kentwood Police Dept.Update: Vandalism 44th and Walma Area, City of Kentwood Over the past several days, the Kentwood Police Department has been investigating several vandalism/malicious destruction of property (MDOP) complaints near the 44th and Walma area.

On Thursday 3/26/15, Investigators were able to pursue several leads which lead to the possible identification of the perpetrators.

Thursday night, investigators conducted two search warrants and several interviews. They have identified two suspects and have recovered the weapons involved in the vandalism/MDOP. The weapons involved were CO2 propelled BB Guns that were fashioned to resemble semi-automatic handguns. Our investigation is continuing.

The suspects have not been charged at this time and therefore, cannot be identified. Both suspects are under the age of 18 and reside in the Kent County area. No arrests have been made at this time.

Investigators will meet with the Kent County Prosecutors Office in the near future to discuss charges stemming from these incidents.