FORMER GOVERNOR’S AIDE ARRESTED ON SEX CHARGE
Tom Rice, 58, is accused of arranging a sexual encounter over the Internet with an undercover investigator posing as a 13 year old boy. The former governor's aide was released on $10,000 bond after being charged with attempting to have sex with the boy. He has been ordered to stay off the Internet and avoid unsupervised contact with anyone under age 18. If he is convicted he could face a maximum sentence of 15 years in prison.