BOWMAN, N.D. — The school superintendent in Bowman has been placed on paid administrative leave after being charged with drug crimes.

Court documents show David Mahon faces misdemeanor charges of drug possession and felony charges of endangering a child for allegedly allowing two teens to smoke marijuana in his home. The felony charges each carries a maximum sentence of five years in prison.

KFYR-TV reports that the school board voted Wednesday to place Mahon on leave indefinitely.

Court documents do not list an attorney for Mahon, and a home telephone listing could not be found.


Information from: KFYR-TV, http://www.kfyrtv.com/