NASHVILLE – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment and arrest of a Portland man on a charge of rape of a child.

At the request of 18th District Attorney General Ray Whitley, on May 24th, Special Agents began investigating the report of a sexual assault of a child in Portland. During the course of the investigation, Agents developed information that identified Johnny McDaniel as the individual responsible for the sexual assault of a child under the age of eighteen, which occurred on March 24th.

On July 3rd, the Sumner County Grand Jury returned an indictment charging Johnny M. McDaniel (DOB 11/16/1991) with one count of Rape of a Child. On Wednesday, McDaniel was arrested and booked into the Sumner County Jail on a $75,000 bond.