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Mother, son arrested in Spring Lake shooting death

Posted January 18

Glenn Warren, left, and Devante Shamar Watson

— One of two men sought in the shooting death of a Spring Lake man two months ago was arrested Tuesday, and police charged his mother as an accessory in the case.

Devante Shamar "Flip" Watson, 18, of Spring Lake, was taken into custody in Fayetteville and was being held without bond in the Cumberland County jail, police said.

Watson and Glenn Warren, 31, of Fayetteville, are charged with first-degree murder in the Nov. 5 death of DeVante Saquan Tart, whose body was found behind a vacant apartment complex.

Watson's mother, Marisha Britton, 42, as well as Jameshia Walker, 19, were charged as accessories after the fact of murder in Tart's death. Britton was being held under a $210,000 bond, while Walker was being held under a $200,000 bond.

Spring Lake police were still searching for Warren and said he is considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information about his whereabouts is asked to call the Spring Lake Police Department at 910-436-0350 or Crime Stoppers at 910-483-8477.

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  • Ed Ray Jan 19, 2017
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    Well at least everyone can have that family reunion they have been wanting. Someone should tell them that's not what they meant by keeping it in the family.