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Man charged with attempted murder of Suffolk police officer

Man charged with attempted murder of Suffolk police officer
Posted at 1:11 PM, May 23, 2012
and last updated 2012-05-23 20:12:37-04

Police say Joe Staton is now charged with attempted murder of a law enforcement officer, and attempting to remove a firearm from a law enforcement officer.

Staton was arrested Saturday after police say he attacked Officer James Winslow.

In this dash-cam video, police say you can see Staton get out of an SUV after he was pulled over on Nansemond Parkway.

Police say Staton hit Winslow with a blunt object.

Officer Winslow was found unconscious in a wooded area.

He is still recovering from the attack.