Drug Busts In Mechanicsville

On January 10, 2019, detectives with the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Vice Narcotics
Division, along with the COPS Unit, Sheriff’s Office K-9, and the Emergency Services Team
executed a search warrant in the 40000 block of King Drive in Mechanicsville. Recovered
during the search warrant were two handguns, cocaine, marijuana, and U.S. currency.
Gerell Terrence Shingles, age 27 of Mechanicsville, and Nicholas Antonie Shade, age 25 of
Hollywood were arrested and charged with CDS Possession-Not Marijuana, in conjunction with
the search warrant. Shingles was also charged with CDS Possession-Marijuana More than 10
grams. Additional charges are pending review with the Office of the States Attorney for St.
Mary’s County.