GREEN BAY AREA REGIONAL NEWS: Brown County

UPDATE: Person of interest in Green Bay early April homicide arrested in Illinois

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MONDAY 4/27/2020 10:18 a.m.

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) – Green Bay Police they have arrested Waylon Wayman, the man wanted as a person of interest in connection with an April 1 homicide in the area of Clinton Street and 12th Street.

Police say Wayman was taken into custody on Sunday just after 4 p.m. in Rockford, Ill., by Rockford Police. He is now being held in Illinois on a Green Bay Police Department Felony Warrant and will appear in court in Illinois for extradition to Green Bay.

Green Bay Detectives will be in Rockford to obtain the details of the arrest and attempt to gather information related to the homicide.

On April 1, officers were dispatched for an unresponsive person just before 1 a.m. in the area of Clinton Street east of 12th Avenue. The individual was declared dead by medical personnel. According to police, Wayman and the victim of the homicide were acquaintances. Green Bay Police notified the public they were searching for Wayman as a person of interest on April 3.

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Green Bay Police arrest three people as part of west side homicide investigation

TUESDAY 4/7/2020 12:18 p.m.

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) – Green Bay Police say three people have been taken into custody in connection with a homicide investigation that began on April 1.

According to a Tuesday release, Green Bay Police served a search warrant at a home in the 2300 block of Hampton Avenue after developing information that a person of interest related to the homicide may be or had been at a home in the area.

The Green Bay Police Department SWAT Team served the warrant and the Detective Division executed the search.

Police say three people have been taken into custody and are currently being interviewed at the Green Bay Police Department. There is no word yet on whether one of the people arrested is Waylon Wayman, who Green Bay Police said they were searching for last week in connection with the April 1 homicide in the area of Clinton Street east of 12th Avenue.

No further information is available at this time.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Green Bay Police Department at 920-448-3208. If you wish to remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward, contact the Green Bay Area Crime Stoppers by phone (920) 432-7867, through their website at www.432stop.com, or by downloading the P3 app through Google Play or App Store.

Green Bay Police searching for man in connection with west side homicide

FRIDAY 4/3/2020 11:16 a.m.

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) – Green Bay Police say they are looking to speak with a person of interest in connection with an April 1 homicide on the city’s west side.

In a Friday release, Green Bay Police say they are looking to speak with 28-year-old Waylon Wayman. Wayman is considered armed and dangerous and has many connections in the Green Bay and Fox Valley area. He is originally from the Lac de Flambeau area, according to authorities.

Wayman is 6’4″ and 245 lbs with long, black hair and a distinctive bear claw tattoo on the right side of his neck.

According to police, Wayman and the victim of the homicide were acquaintances. Green Bay Police do not believe the general public is in danger, but because Wayman is considered armed and dangerous, the public should not approach him.

Contact the Green Bay Police Department at 920-448-3208 or 911 if you see Wayman or have information related to this homicide.

Green Bay Police investigating suspicious death

WEDNESDAY 4/1/2020 9:49 a.m.

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) – Green Bay Police says they are investigating a suspicious death on the city’s west side.

Authorities say officers were dispatched for an unresponsive person just before 1 a.m. Wednesday morning in the area of Clinton Street east of 12th Avenue.

The individual was declared dead by medical personnel.

Green Bay Police say the investigation is being handled as a homicide. No further information is available at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detectives Graf and Scanlan at 920-448-3208. If you wish to remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward, contact the Green Bay Area Crime Stoppers by phone (920) 432-7867, through their website at www.432stop.com, or by downloading the P3 app through Google Play or App Store.

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