MOST WANTED: James Lewis Rice

By: By Mike Waterhouse
By: By Mike Waterhouse

UPDATE 11/24/06: One of your tips helped deputies arrest James Lewis Rice just hours after he was featured on our crime fighting segment. During his arrest, Rice admitted he started a fire that destroyed the former 84 Lumber Building along Route 35 in St. Albans. He now also faces arson charges.

NOVEMBER 23, 2006 -- Deputies in Kanawha County will be very thankful on this Thanksgiving if your tips help them put a man behind bars. He's wanted on four different charges in two counties.

The Kanawha County Sheriff's Department has named James Lewis Rice one of Charleston's Most Wanted. He's accused of skipping his arraignment yesterday on burglary and grand larceny charges. In Lincoln County, he's charged with giving a state trooper false information.

James Lewis Rice is 35 years old. He's known to usually wear camouflage clothing. Rice's last known address is on Woods Drive in St. Albans.

Call the Kanawha County Sheriff's Department at (304) 357-0169 if you have you have any information about Rice.

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