Man arrested in child sex sting

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The Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office has made an arrest after a child exploitation operation in Hico.

35-year-old Jordan Stacy Poage, of Dallas, arrived in Hico with the intent to engage in sexual intercourse with what he thought was a 15-year-old.

Jordan Stacy Poage (Photo Courtesy: Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office)

However, Poage was speaking with a Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office Deputy for the past two weeks through smartphone applications.

During the arrest, Poage was non-compliant and was removed from the vehicle. He was found in possession of condoms and a pistol during the arrest.

Poage was charged with Online Solicitation of a Minor, which is a Second Degree Felony.

Poage remains in police custody at this time.

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