City of Colorado Springs / Police / News


Monday, July 23, 2012, 10:30 AM [RELEASE AT WILL]

Victim {who will remain unidentified} sent text message to suspect, Joshua Johnston Daner stating she does not want to get married and the relationship is over.

Suspect is stationed at Ft Lewis, Washington and told his supervisors he was coming to Colorado Springs to kill his ex-fiance, her boyfriend and himself.

Suspect owns 3 registered handguns. It has been confirmed that the suspect arrived in Denver at approximately midnight.

His last known location was at Budget Rent A Car where he took a taxi to an unknown location.

Reporting party and victim said suspect has violent tendencies and that this is a credible threat.

Joshua Johnston Daneraka “Little Monster” is described as a white male, 5'05"/ 155 with a shaved head.  He possibly has an injured right hand from punching unknown object after receiving the text.

Charges at this time include; Domestic Violence Harassment and AWOL. 


If you see this person, call police immediately.

Any further updates to this information will be provided through the office of the PIO.


If anyone has information about this case please call (719) 444-7000; or you may call Pikes Peak Area Crime Stoppers, Inc. at (719) 634-STOP (7867); you do not have to give your name and could earn a cash reward.