UPDATE #2 – Suspects Arrested – Shoplifting Turned Armed Robbery in Suburban Plaza

On November 30, 2020, Newark Police Detectives took Nathan Harrington, 25, of Middletown, and Brittany Martin, 26, of Taneytown, MD, into custody without incident when they arrived at an area shopping center intending to sell stolen property to undercover detectives.  Both suspects were transported to Newark Police headquarters.

Harrington was charged with:

  • Robbery First Degree (2 counts)
  • Possession of a Deadly Weapon During the Commission of a Felony (2 counts)
  • Conspiracy Second Degree

Harrington appeared before Justice of the Peace Court #2 by video and was ordered to be held in default of $80,500 secured bail.  He was turned over to the custody of the Howard R. Young Correctional Institution in Wilmington.

Martin was charged with:

  • Robbery First Degree
  • Possession of a Deadly Weapon During the Commission of a Felony
  • Conspiracy Second Degree

Martin appeared before Justice of the Peace Court #2 by video and was ordered to be held in default of $5,500 cash bail.  She was turned over to the custody of the Delores J. Baylor Women’s Correctional Institution in New Castle.

These arrests clear two similar shopliftings-turned-robberies on both November 10th and May 15th.
Update #1 for the November 10th robbery can be found here.
The original release for the November 10th robbery can be found here.
The original release for the May 15th robbery can be found here.

Nathan Harrington
Brittany Martin

UPDATE #1 – Suspects Identified – Shoplifting Turned Armed Robbery in Suburban Plaza

Newark Police Detectives have identified the suspects in this incident, which occurred on November 10th, as Nathan Harrington, 25, and Brittany Martin, 26.  Both are last known to have lived in Northeast, Maryland.  Arrest warrants for Robbery First Degree and related offenses have been issued for both suspects.

In addition, arrest warrants have been obtained charging Harrington with a similar robbery at the same location on May 15, 2020.

Anyone with information about the location of Harrington or Martin is asked to contact Det. W. Anderson at (302) 366-7100 x. 3469 or wanderson@newark.de.us.  Additional methods for providing information to Newark Police can be found on our tips page, where reward information may also be available.

The original release for the November 10th robbery can be found here.
The original release for the May 15th robbery can be found here.

Nathan Harrington
Brittany Martin