Detectives indicted Eldridge Eugene Shade aka “Al” (48 of Mechanicsville) as a result of a search and seizure warrant that was executed on his home February 7th of this year. Suspect Shade was subsequently arrested for a parole violation and returned to the Department of Corrections. The latest charges were placed on suspect Shade during a recent court proceeding.
Jeffrey Neil Shade (Age 29 of Hollywood, Md.) was observed to the rear of a residence on Independence Drive in Mechanicsville by narcotics detectives. An officer recognized Shade as being wanted on an open felony drug warrant. Assistance was requested from the Patrol Division and Deputy Dina Beasley responded. As she approached Shade, he fled on foot and deputies pursued eventually placing him into custody. Suspect Shade discarded a baggie with approximately $400.00 worth of cocaine during his attempted escape. Also recovered from his person at the time of apprehension was a cellular phone, $125.00 and a quantity of synthetic marijuana. Additional charges are pending a review with States Attorney Richard D. Fritz.