Captain Bill Payton
Kentucky State Police
Drug Enforcement / Special Investigations Branch
P.O. Box 5125
Bowling Green, KY 42102
Taylor County Deputy Arrested
Date of News Release: 10/01/2013
(Taylor County, KY) -- On Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at approximately 9:30 am Kentucky State Police DESI West and the FBI arrested Deputy Billy Rice of the Taylor County Sheriff's Department. Rice was arrested at his residence on Dowell Rd in Taylor County. Rice was released to the U.S. Marshall’s Service in Bowling Green. He was presented to a Federal Magistrate where he faced Drug Trafficking charges.
To anonymously report any type of suspected illegal drug activity, citizens can call the KSP toll-free drug tip hotline, 1-800-DOPETIP. The hotline is answered 24 hours a day, seven days a week.