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Foot Patrol leads to Drug Arrest

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Georgetown, Del) - A Georgetown Police foot patrol led

to the arrest of two people on drug possession charges. Thursday, February 10, 2017 officers were patrolling outside the Wal Mart when they witnessed a person drop a clear plastic bag on the ground. Georgetown Police began to approach the person who began to quickly walk away.


Georgetown Police located the bag and viewed a white substance inside the bag which appeared to be crack cocaine. A test resulted positive for cocaine. Police learned that the person who dropped the bag, had left the store in a late model Ford Escape. They successfully located the Ford Escape traveling north on Route 113 and conducted a traffic stop.


The driver, 31 year-old Brandon Horsey of Bridgeville, was positively identified as the suspect the officers encountered in Wal Mart. Horsey was taken into custody without incident and found to be in possession of .6 grams of marijuana. A passenger in the vehicle, 41-year-old Lori McDowell of Greenwood, was found to be in possession of 3.7 grams of crack cocaine as well as drug paraphernalia.


Brandon Horsey was arrested for possession of cocaine, possession of drug paraphernalia, and possession of marijuana. Horsey was also issued a citation for driving while suspended/revoked. Horsey was arraigned and released on unsecured bond.


Lori McDowell was arrested for possession of cocaine, and possession of drug paraphernalia. McDowell was arraigned and released on unsecured bond.?