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Suspect in Green Bay homicide caught in Rockford

Staff Report

ROCKFORD – A man wanted in connection with a homicide that occurred in Green Bay, Wisconsin, earlier this month has been apprehended in Rockford, police announced Monday.

Saturday, April 25, the Rockford Police Department was were notified by the Green
Bay Police Department that a Wisconsin homicide suspect Waylon Wayman was possibly making his way to Rockford.

At approximately 4:10 p.m., Sunday, Rockford Police officers located an individual who matched Wayman’s description in the 900 block of 11th Street, conducted a traffic stop and identified him. Wayman was taken into custody without incident.

“Green Bay Police detectives were notified, and will come to Rockford to take Wayman
back into their custody,” Rockford Police Public Information Officer Michelle Marcomb said in a release.

Wayman is accused of fatally shooting another man in Green Bay April 1.

The Rockford Police Department encourages residents to remain vigilant, always be
aware of their surroundings, and to report any suspicious activity or information to the Rockford Police Department at 815-966-2900, find them on Facebook and Twitter, or leave an anonymous tip with Rockford Area Crime Stoppers at 815-963-7867.

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