Eddy man caught in Woodway sex sting

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A 20-year-old man from Eddy, Texas has been booked into the McLennan County Jail on charges of online solicitation of a minor after getting caught in an undercover sting operation operated by the Woodway Public Safety Department. 

Jonathan Cross was arrested when he showed up at a Woodway residence to meet what he thougth was going to be a fifteen year old girl for sex.

A Woodway Public Safety spokesman said that Cross made contact with an officer posing as a minor girl on a social media site that is in actuality and undercover account.

In the course of ongoing communications he is accused of using sexually explicit language and detail on the acts he wanted to perform with what he thought was an underage girl.

He agreed on the meeting place at a Woodway home and was arrested when he showed up.

McLennan County Jail records indicate he was previously out on bond on a charge of forgery with an elderly victim.

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