Police chase ends with drug arrests in Seaford

A high-speed chase ends with the arrest of two people on drug charges in Seaford.

According to the Seaford Police Department, the incident occurred around 9:30 p.m., Sunday when officers spotted a vehicle being operated by a person wanted on felony warrants.

When police tried to pull the vehicle over, a chase ensued through downtown Seaford.

The pursuit continued Northbound on Bridgeville Highway and then onto Hearns Pond Road where police witnessed the suspects throwing items out of the car.

Delaware State Police were able to assist with road spikes, successfully ending the chase, at which time the driver, Tionne Austin, and passenger, Margarette Derosiers, both of Federalsburg, Maryland, were taken into custody.

A search of the area where the items were discarded turned up 21 grams of crack cocaine, 84 grams of powder cocaine, 19 grams of marijuana, and a loaded 9 mm handgun.

Both suspects have been charged with a slew of drug charges and were committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution.

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