Two police officers with Kansas City, Kan., Public Schools have been charged with conspiring to distribute methamphetamine.
James Baray, 30, and Chad Kleppin, 44, were indicted by a federal grand jury in Topeka last week on charges of conspiracy to possess methamphetamine with the intent to distribute.
A third man, Francisco Javier Gandarillo, 25, was also named in the indictment.
According to court documents, Gandarillo was a fugitive from Oklahoma, where he was wanted on a rape charge.
The charges say they conspired to distribute more than 50 grams of the drug earlier this year.
None of the alleged drug activity occurred on school property, according to the court documents.
A spokesman for the school district said Tuesday that both officers have been suspended while the district conducts its own investigation.
Depending on results of the investigation, the district will “act accordingly,” said spokesman David Smith.