MONMOUTH, Ill. — Two Monmouth residents have been arrested after police say they were found with drugs and an illegal gun.
On October 22nd around 8:13 p.m. Warren County Deputies responded to a report of shots fired near the 300 block of Plum Street in Kirkwood, IL.
A witness told police a red vehicle sped off after the shooting.
Monmouth Police stopped a vehicle matching the description on West Broadway in Monmouth.
After a search, police say they found a firearm, suspected methamphetamine, and drug equipment.
The driver of the vehicle, Kayla Engle, 32 of Monmouth, was charged with possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia.
The passenger, Brendan Jared-Johnson, 24 of Monmouth, was charged with unlawful use of weapons by a felon, possession of a firearm with no FOID card, defacing a firearm, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Jared-Johnson was also charged with reckless discharge of a firearm.
No one was injured.