The Delaware State Police arrested 26-year-old Wanda Rodriguez Gonzalez of Salisbury, Maryland for felony resisting arrest and DUI following a hit-and-run collision on Monday afternoon.
On November 6, 2023, at approximately 2:07 p.m., troopers were called to the area of Millsboro Highway and Laurel Road, Millsboro, Delaware, for a hit-and-run collision. When troopers arrived, they were advised the fleeing vehicle became disabled in the area of Careys Camp Road. An officer from Millsboro Police Department and responding troopers located the driver of the fleeing vehicle down the road from the original collision scene. The driver, later identified as Wanda Rodriguez Gonzalez, exhibited signs of impairment and was detained in the rear of the patrol vehicle. While the troopers were conducting the investigation, Rodriguez Gonzalez began striking the windows in the rear of the patrol vehicle. As troopers were handcuffing Rodriguez Gonzalez, she resisted and bit a trooper’s arm. While she was being transported to Troop 4, she kept banging her head against the window, causing injury to her forehead and also caused damage to the patrol vehicle. An ambulance responded to Troop 4 to treat her injuries. During that time, Rodriguez Gonzalez spit on an EMT and bit a second trooper.
Rodriguez Gonzalez was charged with the following crimes:
- Resisting Arrest with Force (Felony)
- Offensive Touching of an EMT
- Offensive Touching of Law Enforcement Officer – 2 counts
- Criminal Mischief Less than $5000
- Driving a Vehicle Under the Influence of Alcohol
- Traffic offenses
Rodriguez Gonzalez was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court 3 and released on her own recognizance.
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