WHITE LAKE TOWNSHIP, Mich. - A 42-year-old man faces several charges after Michigan State Police executed a search warrant at a home in White Lake Township and found police badges.
Paul Kirkwood is charged with felon in possession of ammunition, possession of a dangerous weapon and two counts of unlawful possession of law enforcement badges.
The warrant was served Thursday at a home on Maplewood Street.
Investigators kicked in the front door as a loudspeaker announced that authorities had a warrant.
Kirkwood was taken into custody during execution of the search warrant. Authorities said Michigan State Police badges were found inside the home, along with ammunition and "other illegal items."
Further investigation revealed that during a search of the suspects’ home, detectives located Michigan State Police Badges, ammunition and other illegal items in the household. pic.twitter.com/4zQ6I3aHZf — MSP Metro Detroit (@mspmetrodet) April 12, 2018
Detectives reached out the public to determine if anyone had every been stopped by the person taken into custody.
Detectives are reaching out to members of the public to determine if anyone has ever been stopped/involved in a traffic stop by the person in the photographs. It is also possible he may have attempted to gain influence by presenting himself as a state trooper. pic.twitter.com/u0zmDCQjbW — MSP Metro Detroit (@mspmetrodet) April 12, 2018
Several evidence bags were taken out of the home.
On April 12, 2018 at approximately 7 30 AM detectives assigned to the
Michigan State Police (MSP) Second District Special Investigation Section
executed a search warrant at 9115 Maplewood Drive White Lake and arrested a 42-year-old male resident on a outstanding civil warrant. pic.twitter.com/ypZACW6Ws2 — MSP Metro Detroit (@mspmetrodet) April 12, 2018
A child and a dog were removed from the home.
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