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Troopers Arrest Seaford Man and Wilmington Female as a Result of a Drug Investigation- Greenwood

Date Posted: Thursday, July 23rd, 2020

Greenwood– The Delaware State Police have arrested 24-year-old Richie Hurley of Seaford and 23-year-old Taylor Bowerson of Wilmington on felony drug and related charges.

On July 22, 2020, Hurley and Bowerson were arrested by members of the Delaware State Police and Sussex County Probation and Parole as a result of a drug investigation in the Greenwood area. On this date, officers observed Hurley, whose drivers license is suspended, operating a blue Dodge Avenger in the area of the Delaware State Police Troop #5 in Bridgeville. After Hurley pulled into the Royal Farms parking lot located at 600 E. Market St in Greenwood, DE, troopers contacted Hurley and Bowerson, who was sitting in the front seat of the vehicle.

During the investigation incident to arrest, located inside Hurley’s bookbag was:

  • Approximately 2.457 grams of heroin
  • Approximately .43 grams of crack cocaine
  • Approximately 2.49 grams of marijuana

Both individuals were taken into custody without incident and transported to Delaware State Police Troop #4.


(Richie Hurley)

Hurley was charged with the following crimes:

  • Possession with Intent to Deliver Tier 2 Heroin (felony)
  • Possession with Intent to Deliver Crack Cocaine (felony)
  • Possession of Marijuana (Civil Violation)
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
  • Driving While Suspended

Hurley was arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court #2 and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on a $15,000 secured bond.


(Taylor Bowerson)

Taylor Bowerson was charged with the following crime:

  • Making a False Statement

Bowerson was arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court #2 and released on her own recognizance.

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