Rape, kidnapping suspect arrested in Ky.

Posted at 11:04 AM, Nov 29, 2015
and last updated 2015-11-29 11:04:32-05

BETHEL, Ohio – A rape suspect was arrested less than 10 hours after the Clermont County Sheriff issued a BOLO for the Tri-State man.

David D. Ford is wanted in connection with a rape, kidnapping, assault and burglary that happened in Bethel on Oct. 13, the sheriff's office said.

Ford, 38, is a registered sex offender and was considered "at large" when officials issued a BOLO late on Saturday night.

He was arrested in Northern Kentucky at around 10:30 a.m. on Sunday and was taken into custody at the Grant County jail.

Ford is known to work at local horse farms and race tracks in the Tri-State area. He is also a self-employed tattoo artist. He has a tattoo on the right side of his neck with the letters “APDBN” and a star underneath.

Ford has been known to frequent the Falmouth and Crittenden areas in Kentucky. He is 6-feet, 1-inch tall, weighs 195 pounds and has brown hair and brown eyes.

If you have any information on Ford or the case in question, contact the Clermont County Sheriff’s Office at 513-732-7510 or 513-732-7545.