Hampton man arrested for DUI, assaulting state trooper

Posted at 12:11 PM, Jun 19, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-19 14:19:26-04

Warren Anthony Winstead.

HAMPTON, Va. – Warren Anthony Winstead is in jail after Virginia State Police charged him with a DUI and for assaulting a trooper before trying to flee from law enforcement.

Virginia State Police say that around 7 p.m. on June 18, Winstead was on Interstate-64 eastbound when he was stopped by a trooper. This is when he allegedly became combative and assaulted the trooper during the stop, which then led to a car chase.

Winstead would later be detained after striking a trooper’s vehicle during the chase.

Winstead is being charged with DWI 3rd, Assault on Law Enforcement Officer, Refuse Breath-2nd Offense and Fleeing from Law Enforcement.

A bond hearing for Winstead will be held on June 20.