Published: Oct 25, 2013 12:21 PM EDT

HENDRY COUNTY, Fla.- Two Hendry County Sheriff deputies are on unpaid leave today.

Peter Thornton is accused of bringing, and conspiring to introduce, contraband to inmates. Joshua Boone faces perjury charges after the Sheriff's Office discovered he lied during an investigation into alleged criminal activity.

Hendry County Sheriff Steve Whidden said, "The behavior reported cannot be tolerated, and we will continue to investigate the allegations filed against both officers."