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Man Charged With Solicitation of a Minor Waives Preliminary Hearing

DOWNTOWN JACKSON -- A 24-year-old charged with of solicitation of a minor waived his right to a preliminary hearing, Thursday.

Dana Gantt is facing this charge after police say he asked a 15-year-old boy for sex. Investigators say the boy's mother told them Gantt sent her son text messages asking him to have sex.

This allowed his case to go straight to the grand jury.

Gantt was arrested Dec. 23.
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