WHITEWATER, Wis. (WLAX/WEUX) – A Whitewater man accused of holding a woman against her will for multiple days, and was the target of a large-scale police search, has been captured. The incident happened less than a mile from the UW-Whitewater campus. University police say the suspect was in custody, but no other details have been released.

Law enforcement had been searching for Yefferson Guzman Rodriguez for much of Monday (10/16/23) morning. The search began after they responded to the home where he was living late last night. He was described to have held a gun against a woman’s head and was in the possession of multiple rifles. Police say she was not injured.