(Newark, De 19702) On Friday (July 6), New Castle County Police Patrol Officers were dispatched to the unit block of Hanna Drive, in the community of Piermont Woods for the report of multiple shots fired.
When they arrived at the scene the officers located numerous bullet holes in a car and a residence. The homeowners were home with their family-including young children. No injuries were reported.
Detectives from the Criminal Investigations Unit arrived on scene and assumed the investigation. During the course of the investigation, witnesses observed a silver vehicle with duct tape.
With the public’s assistance, detectives from the New Castle County Police Special Investigations Squad were able to locate the vehicle yesterday, (July 12). The vehicle was located in the community of Sparrow Run in the unit block of Plover Circle.
Officers were then able to stop the vehicle on Rt 40 as it exited Sparrow Run. From this car stop, additional evidence was discovered to further implicate the driver, 24-year-old Nathaniel Harmon.
Nathaniel Harmon was taken into custody and transported to New Castle County Headquarters. Nathaniel Harmon was charged with 1 count felony Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony, felony Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited, felony Possession of Ammunition by a Person Prohibited, felony Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon (Firearm), 6 counts of felony Reckless Endangering 1st degree, two counts of misdemeanor Criminal Mischief and Failure to Use a Turn Signal.
Nathaniel Harmon was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court 2 and held in lieu of $145,501.00 cash-only bail.