On December 14th, at approximately 12:29am, Burlington Police Officers were dispatched to the 200-blk of Valley regarding a robbery at an establishment. When officers arrived, they located a man, later identified as Taronzo Payne nearby.
Through the investigation, officers learned that a robbery had not occurred, however Payne was accused of displaying a firearm to witnesses. Two firearms were located on Payne’s person, one of which was stolen.
Payne, 39, of Waupun, WI was taken into custody on warrants out of Wisconsin and additionally charged with Public Intoxication, Theft 5th Degree, Ineligible Persons to Possess a Dangerous Weapon, and two counts of Firearm by a Felon.