Izard County man arrested on rape charges

A man from Izard County has been arrested in Lawrence County on rape charges. KAIT reports Jordan Tyler Ables of Mount Pleasant was arrested, along with Katelyn Elizabeth Weaver of Lawrence County.

The affidavit in the case indicates Arkansas State Police started their investigation of the pair following an interview with the victim at the Child Advocacy Center in Batesville.

Ables was arrested on suspicion of rape, while Weaver was arrested for suspicion of conspiracy to commit rape.

They are both being held in the Lawrence County jail in Walnut Ridge on $10,000 bonds and are scheduled to make their first court appearance March 7th.

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