Father, daughter face drug charges in mailed pot case
A Craig woman is due in court Nov. 29 to face charges that she received more than 8 ounces of marijuana in the mail from her father in Texas.
Kathleen Babb, 21, of Craig is being charged with three counts of distribution of a controlled substance and one count of possession of more than eight ounces of marijuana, law enforcement officials say.
Agents from the Greater Routt and Moffat Narcotics Enforcement Team had been investigating Babb and her father, Michael Babb, 58, of Yantis, Texas, for two months, task force supervisor Dusty Schulze said.
Schulze announced the charges Tuesday.
Agents from the local narcotics enforcement team worked with agents from the Red River Drug Task Force in Texas on the case, Schulze said.
The charges allege that narcotics agents, in cooperation with the U.S. Postal Service, intercepted packages of marijuana from Texas to Craig, Schulze said.
Schulze said the packages were delivered to Babb’s residence in Craig and that officers searched the residence.
Babb was not taken into custody but was issued a summons, Schulze said.
Michael Babb also was charged with possession and cultivation of marijuana. He was released from the Wood County Jail in Texas on Oct. 13 on $5,000 bond.
Schulze said the Babbs could face federal charges for sending a controlled substance through the mail.
Brandon Johansson can be reached at 824-7031, ext. 213, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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