A Malden man is in jail after an incident with fireworks on Sunday. Officers with the Malden Police Department were investigating a call on the 300 block of East Peck when their vehicle was struck with a flaming projectile. The explosion caused damage to the car as well as temporary hearing loss for the officers. One suffered a burn to his arm and damage to his uniform. They were able to identify Demetrius Wofford as he fled on foot. While making an un-related court appearance on Tuesday Wofford was arrested and charged with assault of a law enforcement officer and armed criminal action. He is being held in the Dunklin County Jail on a 100-thousand dollar bond.
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