Three former narcotics agents already charged with money-laundering were indicted Wednesday on charges of selling cocaine and heroin while they worked for the federal Drug Enforcement Administration.

The indictment against Darnell Garcia, Wayne Countryman and John Jackson accuses all three of conspiracy to distribute "hundreds of kilograms" of heroin and cocaine in Los Angeles, New York, Detroit and Chicago and possessing the drugs for sale since 1984.Jackson and Garcia also were accused of stealing 2.2 pounds of heroin on Oct. 5, 1984, that they had checked into the DEA's evidence vault for "safekeeping" three days earlier.