Drug bust suspect an employee of Kettering schools

Peggy Studebaker and Todd Walker arrested for drug trafficking in Kettering. (Photo/Kettering Police Department)
Peggy Studebaker and Todd Walker arrested for drug trafficking in Kettering. (Photo/Kettering Police Department)

KETTERING, Ohio (WDTN) – The Kettering Police Department says it shut down a drug house Friday.

Detectives along with the Kettering Regional SWAT team served a search warrant at 1525 Barton Avenue. They say it is the culmination of ongoing drug activity there.

Detectives were alerted to the house by residents in the neighborhood who were calling to complain.

Todd Walker, 47, and Peggy Studebaker, 58, were arrested on drug trafficking charges.  The superintendent of Kettering Schools confirmed to 2 NEWS that Studebaker is a 23-year employee of the school district.  She is now on unpaid administrative leave from her job as a secretary at Kettering Fairmont High School.  A hearing will be scheduled to consider her future with the district.

Charges are pending the prosecutor’s office review.

Both suspects are in the Kettering Jail.

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