Nineteen-year-old Kimberley Quest otherwise called ‘Kim’ and 18-year-old Keisha McDonald otherwise called ‘Deanie’, both Bartenders of New Works, Westmoreland have been charged with Illegal Possession of Firearm and Ammunition and Being in Possession of Identity Information, following an incident in their community on Saturday May 29.

Reports from the Savanna-la-Mar Police are that about 3:15 p.m., a team conducted a raid at a bar where both Quest and McDonald are both employed. During a search, one green camouflage bag hanging on a nail behind the counter was searched and one Browning 9mm pistol containing a magazine with eleven 9mm cartridges was found.

A further search of the bag revealed it also contained six 9mm cartridges and one lead sheet containing names, addresses and telephone numbers of persons living overseas. They were taken into custody. 

Quest and McDonald were subsequently charged on the fact of constructive possession of the items found in their work area.

Their court dates are being finalised.