Tennessee man facing kidnapping and rape charges

Tennessee man facing kidnapping and rape charges
Agents developed information leading to Jordan Daniel Ballard, 26, as the individual responsible for the rape and kidnapping. (Source: TBI)

RIDGELY, Tenn. (KFVS) - Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have arrested a Kingsport man accused of kidnapping and raping a woman in Lake County earlier this week.

On Thursday, at the request of 29th District Attorney General, TBI Agents began investigating the incident, which occurred Wednesday at a home in Ridgely.

Agents developed information leading to Jordan Daniel Ballard, 26, as the individual responsible for the crime.

On Friday evening, Agents arrested the Kingsport man and charged him with one count of Especially Aggravated Kidnapping, one count of Aggravated Rape, one count of Aggravated Assault and one count of Interference with an Emergency Call.

Ballard was booked into the Lake County Jail.

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