HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — A drunken man assaulted a Virginia State Police trooper during a DUI stop and later struck a police car during a chase, according to authorities.
Police say Warren Anthony Winstead is charged with DUI, DUI refusal, felony elude and evade and assault on a law enforcement after the incident around 6:40 p.m. Sunday night on I-64 in Hampton near Armistead Avenue.
After he was pulled over for a DUI stop, police say Winstead became combative and assaulted the trooper.
He then made his way back to his vehicle, starting a police pursuit.
When troopers tried to stop Winstead at one point during the chase, they say he struck a trooper’s vehicle.
No injuries were reported.