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05/19/2015

Arrest of Gary Vice on 8 Counts of Rape

On Tuesday, May 19, 2015, at approximately 11:30 am, Saline County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) detectives arrested Gary Vice, white/male, 54 years of age, at the Arkansas Department of Corrections, Malvern Unit.  Vice was charged, on a warrant, with 8 counts of Rape.  The victim was a minor.

Vice is employed as Correctional Officer with the Arkansas Department of Corrections (ADC) and holds the rank of Corporal.  Vice has been employed with the ADC for over one year.

This investigation is ongoing.  Currently, search and seizure warrants are being executed and depending on the evidence recovered, additional charges may be filed.

Sheriff Rodney Wright stated that any type of sexual assault investigation will receive specific attention, especially offenses which involve minors.  Sheriff Wright stated that the Criminal Investigation Division (CID) of the Saline County Sheriff’s Office became active in this investigation on Sunday, May 17, 2015.  Although the investigation is continuing, Sheriff Wright complimented the team of CID detectives for being able to make an arrest within 72 hours of being alerted of this crime.

Vice is incarcerated at the Saline County Jail and bond has been set at $25,000.