In the 8 PM hour on Thursday, February 20th, 2014, a Clay County Deputy conducted an arrest warrant check at a home in Spencer for the O’Brien County Sheriff’s Office on 36-year-old Heather Peterson for the original charge of Driving Under Suspension; and a Clay County arrest warrant check on 18-year-old Christopher Gabbard for the original charge of Fifth Degree Theft. Contact was made with 37-year-old Jeremy Peterson and Gabbard and the Deputy was advised Heather Peterson was not at the home. A consent search for Heather Peterson was granted and Heather was found hiding. Deputies arrested Heather Peterson and Gabbard and took them to jail.
Gabbard was held in the Clay County Jail on a $300 cash or surety bond and Heather Peterson was released on a $600 cash or surety bond.
On Monday evening, February 24, 2014, Jeremy Peterson of Spencer turned himself in to the Clay County Sheriff’s Office and was charged with Interference With Official Acts, a Simple Misdemeanor. He was later released.