A Seaford woman was arrested on drug charges following a police chase that resulted in the discovery of heroin and cocaine.
According to the Delaware State Police Department, the incident occurred shortly before 9 p.m., Sunday night as troopers on patrol witnessed a Ford F-150 traveling over the posted speed limit eastbound on Hardscrabble Road, in the area of Shiloh Church Road.
Troopers initiated a traffic stop, but the vehicle failed to stop and a pursuit ensued. The Ford fled eastbound on Hardscrabble Road where it ran off the road in the area of Governor Stockley Road and began driving through a field.
While in the field, police say the Ford struck a ditch and became disabled. The driver then exited the vehicle and tried to flee on foot.
Troopers gave chase and took the suspect, later identified as 23-year-old Taylor Hurley, into custody without further incident. Police later discovered she was in possession of approximately 7.71 grams of cocaine and a 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 several traffic violations. She was arraigned and committed to the Delores J. Baylor Women’s Correctional Institution on a $8,625 secured bond.