State Police Arrest Man for Assault on Troopers and Felony DUI

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The Delaware State Police arrested 47-year-old Jamal Wing of Wilmington, Delaware for felony resisting arrest, assaulting troopers, and DUI following a traffic stop that took place in Wilmington early this morning.

On July 8, 2023, at approximately 1:41 a.m., a trooper on patrol saw a black 2021 Toyota Camry speeding on southbound Philadelphia Pike near Rolling Road. The trooper initiated a traffic stop, and the Camry came to a stop in a parking lot. The operator of the Camry, identified as Jamal Wing, exited the car without being told and refused all commands to return to his car. Wing proceeded to forcibly resist arrest when troopers and a DSP K9 were detaining him. Wing continued to resist and bit the DSP K9 multiple times. Wing was taken into custody a short time later and troopers smelled alcohol coming from his breath and detected signs of impairment. Wing was transported to an area hospital by EMS for injuries he sustained from resisting. At the hospital, Wing continued to resist and assaulted a trooper causing the trooper injury and damaging Delaware State Police property.

Two troopers and K9 Mako were injured by Wing and required medical evaluation at an area hospital.

Once discharged from the hospital, Wing was transported to Troop 1 and charged with the following crimes:

  • Assault Second Degree on Police Officer – 2 counts (Felony)
  • Assault First Degree on Law Enforcement Animal (Felony)
  • Driving a Vehicle Under the Influence of Alcohol – Third Offense (Felony)
  • Resisting Arrest with Force or Violence – 2 counts (Felony)
  • Resisting Arrest
  • Criminal Mischief
  • Disorderly Conduct
  • Failure to Have Required Insurance
  • Speeding in Excess of Posted Limits
  • Duty to Sign and Carry License

Wing was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court 11 and committed to Howard R. Young Correctional Institution on $34,200 cash bond.

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Presented by Public Information Officer, Corporal Amina Ali

Released: 070823  1848



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