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Source: Pilot Point Mayor Matt McIlravy arrested for online solicitation of a child

Pilot Point Mayor Matt McIlravy arrested for online solicitation of a child
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DENTON (CBSDFW.COM) - A source told CBS11 reporter JD Miles that Pilot Point's new mayor, Matt McIlravy was arrested for online solicitation of a child, a second degree felony.

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The 42-year-old was arrested on June 21 as a result of an a Dallas police undercover operation. His arrest is the culmination of a five-month-long investigation by the Dallas Police Department's ICAC Unit, the lead agency in the North Texas ICAC Task Force. 

In a statement to CBS11, Pilot Point City Manager Britt Lusk said that law enforcement executed the warrant while McIlravy was at City Hall. 

Law enforcement officials said their ongoing investigation revealed other communications with minors who have not been identified at this time.

McIlravy was elected in May. His wife is a teacher.

If anyone has any information regarding this case, contact Detective Michael Fontenot at 214-671-4281 or Michael.fontenot@dallascityhall.com.

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