Two Troopers injured following pursuit and arrest of suspect Sunday night

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

MILLSBORO (DE) BY DIGITAL STAFF: Delaware State Police say two troopers were injured Sunday night taking a suspect who they said fled from them into custody following a pursuit in Millsboro.

Police say Taylor Hurley, 23, of Seaford, DE, was arrested and is behind bars on multiple traffic and drug charges.

According to police, 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.

Police Photo | Taylor Hurley

The Ford then fled eastbound on Hardscrabble Road where it exited the roadway in the area of Governor Stockley Road and began driving through a field police said. While in the field the Ford struck a ditch and became disabled and the operator 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.

But police say when the troopers took Hurley into custody, they discovered she was in possession of approximately 7.71 grams of cocaine and approximately 1 gram of heroin.

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 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, and Numerous Traffic Violations.

Hurley was arraigned in the Justice of the Peace Court #3 and committed to the Delores J. Baylor Women’s Correctional Institution on a $8,625.00 secured bond.


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