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Harrison County Man Arrested For Soliciting A Minor

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Bridgeport Police have arrested a Harrison County man on a sex-related charge.

Police arrested John Burdette, 29, November 2 for soliciting a minor via a computer, according to the criminal complaint.

On Oct. 30, a conversation started on a social media site between Burdette and a 15-year-old girl, according to the criminal complaint.

During a conversation with the girl, Burdette said that he wanted to meet her in Bridgeport on November 2, according to the criminal complaint.

On November 2, a van was observed in Bridgeport near the designated meeting point. Police conducted a traffic stop on the van, in which Burdette was the driver and sole occupant, according to the news release. During a search of the van, police found condoms and medical marijuana, the criminal complaint stated.

He was taken to the North Central Regional Jail and his bail is set at $25,000.