Trooper Jonathan M. Biven
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 3, Bowling Green
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Munfordville Man Arrested After Welfare Check of a Child
Date of News Release: 11/24/2012
(Munfordville, KY) -- On Friday, November 23rd , 2012 at 5:05 PM Kentucky State Police Post 3 responded to a welfare check of a four month old child at 861 N. West Street in Munfordville.
According to Trooper Graham Rutherford, the father of the child, Casey Rice (25) of Munfordville, KY had not returned his child back to his mother. While on scene at 861 N. West Street in Munfordville, Mr. Rice arrived back at his residence with the child and was determined to be under the influence at that time. Rice was arrested for Wanton Endangerment 1st Degree, DUI 1st (Aggravator), Rear License Plate Not Illuminated.
Rice was lodged in the Hart County Jail. The child was safely returned to his mother.
The investigation is still ongoing and is being led by Trooper Graham Rutherford. He was assisted by Deputy Joey Cox with the Hart County Sheriff's Office.