58-year-old United States Army Colonel caught distributing child porn


U.S. Army Colonel Robert J. Rice
By: Chan Yuan WorldWideWeirdNews.com

(Scroll down for video) A United States Army Colonel was caught being in possession of numerous child porn photos while stationed on an army base, according to police in Pennsylvania.

Cumberland County police said that they have arrested 58-year-old Robert J. Rice of Carlisle, after being accused of possession and distribution of child porn.

Now, Rice, a Colonel in the U.S. Army stationed at the U.S. Army War College, has been sentenced to 144 months in prison to be followed by 10 years of supervised release for distribution of child pornography over the Internet.

According to the criminal complaint, Rice knowingly possessed child pornography for more than two years.

He also received and distributed child pornography through the Internet.

Rice is currently incarcerated at the Ft. Leavenworth Prison in Kansas, where he is serving a 48-month sentence as a result of a court martial conviction.

After his release from prison, he will be dismissed from the military, forced to register as a sex offender and pay a $5,100 fine.


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