Madison Police arrest another former teacher’s aide


Another former teacher’s aide for Madison City Schools has been arrested for child abuse.

Theron Benjamin Rice, of Madison County, Alabama, was arrested for the “Willful Torture/Abuse of a Child by Caregiver or Person in Charge”

He was arrested on a warrant obtained by detectives after an investigation into allegations made earlier this month.

This charge was the result of information obtained from an unrelated investigation of the same nature in which Jamerson Lee Baker was charged with the same offense.

Madison City Schools have advised that the aide, was a contract employee through a staffing agency.

Rice was arrested on May 6, 2019 and booked into the Limestone County Jail.

Madison Police remind the public that this individual was arrested based upon probable cause and is considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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