Couple in jail after meth arrest |

Couple in jail after meth arrest

Craig Police on Wednesday arrested a man and woman from Craig on methamphetamine and marijuana charges.

James F. Willey III, 27, of Craig, and Teri Kay Erikson, 34, also of Craig, were arrested and charged with possession of meth and marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and selling meth.

Willey and Erikson, who also goes by Teri Kay Willey, are being held in Moffat County Jail on $10,000 bond.

The couple lives together on Third Street, and police said they think they are married, said Craig Police spokesman Lt. John Forgay.

Members of the Greater Routt and Moffat Narcotics Enforcement Team served a search warrant at the couple’s home Wednesday after James Willey’s parole officer reported to police he suspected the man was using drugs, Forgay said.

When task force members searched the home, they reported finding a half-ounce of meth and about one-eighth of an ounce of marijuana, said taskforce supervisor Dusty Schulze.

Based on the quantity and where authorities say they found the drugs, Willey and Erikson were charged with possessing and selling meth, Schulze said.

Police turned the case over to the narcotics team based on the quantity of drugs thought to be involved, Schulze said.

In addition to the drug charges, Willey is charged with a parole violation.

Willey and Erikson are due in Moffat Court at 11 a.m. Tuesday.

Brandon Johansson can be reached at 824-7031, ext. 213, or

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