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Hampton man’s assault on law enforcement charge certified to grand jury

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Posted at 3:44 PM, Aug 20, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-21 05:33:33-04

HAMPTON, Va. — A Hampton man had charges against him certified to a grand jury for an incident where he allegedly assaulted a Virginia State Police trooper.

Warren Anthony Winstead.

Warren Winstead is facing charges for driving while intoxicated, assault on a law enforcement person, fleeing from law enforcement, resisting arrest and refusal to take a breathalyzer.

Virginia State Police said that around 7 p.m. on June 18, Winstead was on Interstate-64 eastbound when he was stopped by a trooper. 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.