A judge in Waukesha County, Wisconsin, set a $1.5 million cash bond on a man accused of shooting two police officers. The incident took place in Delafield during the investigation of a reported hit-and-run.
Prosecutors filed two counts of attempted first-degree intentional homicide and use of a dangerous weapon against Nathanael Benton, a 23-year-old North Dakota man, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinal reported. A circuit court judge set a cash bond of $1.5 million on the man who also faces charges of being an out-of-state felon in possession of a firearm.
In the early morning hours of November 6, police officers from Delafield and Hartland responded to a call about a possible hit-and-run near a Holiday Inn Express in Delafield.
When the two officers arrived, they spoke with a 30-year-old man attempting to check into the hotel. Benton and a 29-year-old woman were inside the 2004 Oldsmobile parked outside, the local newspaper