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Wausau city employee one of five arrested in child sex sting

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Wausau police cruiser with lights on outside Covantage Credit Union. copyright 2013 Midwest Communications, Inc.
Wausau police cruiser with lights on outside Covantage Credit Union. copyright 2013 Midwest Communications, Inc.

WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAU) -- A Wausau city employee was one of five people from Marathon County arrested as part of internet child sex sting.

Police says 58-year-old Dennis Rice was caught during a four day sting by the Brown County Sheriff's department. Rice and four other men made their initial appearances today in Marathon County court.

Rice works for the city as a equipment operator and is now on unpaid leave while the charges go through the court system.

The four other people arrested were 19-year-old Peter Galioto of Wausau, 36-year-old Steve Krall from Stratford, 44-year-old Todd Jelinski from Schofield and 51-year-old Jeffrey Beckman from Rosholt.

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