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Undercover officers surround home on Westnedge Hill in Kalamazoo

Federal agents surround a home in Kalamazoo Thursday morning. (WWMT)

UPDATE: A federal investigation is ongoing after an undercover police raid at a home in the Westnedge Hill Neighborhood in Kalamazoo.

Officer's from multiple agencies conducted the raid at 2110 S. Westnedge Avenue Thursday morning. Detective Lieutenant Jim Lass with Michigan State Police's Southwest Enforcement Team said the raid came after a search warrant and arrest warrant were issued from the U.S. Attorney's Office in Grand Rapids. He said this is a federal case.

"The investigation is still ongoing. At this point we're not allowed to say a whole lot about it," Lass said. "I can say that there's no threat to the public right now. Everyone that we were looking for we have, so there's no danger there."

Lass said MSP, MSP's SWET division, the Calhoun County Sheriff's Office, ICE's federal division and the DEA's federal division were all part of the operation. He said there was not fight at the home and no one was hurt.

So far no agency has confirmed how many people were arrested. Our crews saw one adult man taken into custody with handcuffs.

A spokesman for ICE has confirmed their involvement saying this is a drug enforcement case and not an immigration case.

This is a developing story. Stay with Newschannel 3 for continued updates around 3 p.m.

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Authorities are currently surrounding a home on the 2100 block of Westnedge Avenue on Westnedge Hill in Kalamazoo.

Authorities told Newschannel this is related to a federal case ordered by the Attorney General's Office in Grand Rapids. Police said there are multiple people in custody and the operation went as planned.

Law enforcement officers on scene include: Michigan State Police, Southwest Enforcement Team, Calhoun County Sheriff's Office, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the federal Drug Enforcement Agency.

Officials on scene say there is no current threat to the public as those detained went without incident. They are now searching the house and expect to remain on scene for the next couple of hours.


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