(Lomira) Cash bond was set at $75-thousand-dollars Friday for a Milwaukee man accused of threatening to kill his girlfriend while passing through Dodge County. Daniea Lanier is facing felony charges of Second-Degree Recklessly Endangering Safety, Intimidation With Use of Force, Possess a Firearm as a Convicted Felon, and a misdemeanor count of Operating a Firearm While Intoxicated.
Dodge County dispatch received a call Thursday, February 24th, from communications officers in Fond du lac County of a domestic incident happening in a vehicle travelling down I-41. Fond du Lac authorities said the there was no answer on the call but they could hear a man’s voice saying that he was going to kill the female passenger and that he had a gun.
The vehicle was stopped near Lomira by a state trooper as well as deputies in Fond du Lac and Washington counties. Lanier was reportedly identified as the driver and was arrested.
The victim reportedly told law enforcement that an argument started because Lanier was speeding. She allegedly said he hit her multiple times with a closed fist. According to the criminal complaint, Lanier did fire a round inside the vehicle which passed through the glovebox. When questioned, Lanier denied that anything had occurred and knew nothing about a gun.
If convicted, the 45-year-old faces over 30 years behind bars. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for March 3rd.