On January 30, 2023, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office received information regarding crimes that were sexual in nature involving a juvenile.
Following an investigation by the Criminal Investigation Division and a review by the District Attorney’s Office, the case was presented to the Randolph County Grand Jury in April and a True Bill of Indictment was issued on Matthew Christopher Rice for three counts of felony indecent liberties with a child.
On April 17, 2023, the Criminal Apprehension Team located Rice in Randleman. He was arrested and transported to the Randolph County Detention Center and taken before the magistrate, who issued a secured bond in the amount of $450,000 and set the next court date for May 1, 2023, in Randolph County Superior Court.
Name of Defendant:
Matthew Christopher Rice