Kentucky Pastor Arrested On Child Sex Charges

The Paintsville Herald reports:

A former Johnson Central High School girls’ basketball coach and pastor was arrested on Sept. 21 after an indictment was handed down against him alleging sexual abuse, rape and sodomy against a minor.

Johnson Commmonwealth’s Attorney Tony Skeans said the alleged offenses were listed in an indictment against Darrin Rice, 54, of Wittensville. Skeans said the offenses were perpetrated during a time in which Rice was in a position of authority over the minor victim.

“It was alleged that he engaged in those actions with a minor which he had come in contact with while in a position of special trust and/or authority,” Skeans said.

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