Troopers Injured During Sunday Chase, Woman Charged With Multiple Offenses

Delaware State Police arrested Taylor Hurley, 23, of Seaford, on multiple traffic and drug charges following a pursuit Sunday night in Millsboro. according to Public Information Officer, Senior Corporal Jason Hatchell.

Hatchell said on March 20, 2022, at approximately 8:57 p.m., a trooper on patrol observed a Ford F-150 traveling over the posted speed limit eastbound on Hardscrabble Road, in the area of Shiloh Church Road.

The trooper initiated a traffic stop, but the vehicle failed to stop and a pursuit ensued. The Ford fled eastbound on Hardscrabble Road where it exited the roadway in the area of Governor Stockley Road and began driving through a field.

While in the field the Ford struck a ditch and became disabled. The operator then exited the vehicle and attempted to flee on foot. Troopers gave chase and took the suspect, identified as Taylor Hurley into custody without further incident. Upon taking Hurley into custody, troopers discovered she was in possession of approximately 7.71 grams of cocaine and approximately 1 gram of heroin said Hatchell.

The two troopers involved in the apprehension suffered minor injuries and were evaluated at an area hospital.

Hurley was transported to Delaware State Police Troop 4, where she was charged with the following crimes:

Possession with Intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance Tier 1 Quantity (Felony)
Disregarding a Police Officer Signal (Felony)
Resisting Arrest
Possession of a Controlled Substance
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia- 2 counts
Numerous Traffic Violations
She was arraigned in the Justice of the Peace Court #3 and committed to the Delores J. Baylor Women’s Correctional Institution on an $8,625.00 secured bond.

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