Around 6 am Monday morning, the Spencer Police Department and the Clay County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant at 1422 3rd Avenue West in Spencer. Streets near the location were temporarily closed off until the two occupants of the home were taken into custody. The High-Risk Entry & Arrest Team helped assist in the process.
Eric Peterson, age 47, was charged with possession of a controlled substance 3rd Offense (Class D Felony) and possession of drug paraphernalia (Simple Misdemeanor). 51-year-old Dawn Peterson was charged with possession of a controlled substance methamphetamine (Serious Misdemeanor) and possession of drug paraphernalia (Simple Misdemeanor). Both subjects were later transported to the Clay County Jail.