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Felon caught selling body armor

Mark Baylor, 37, arrested in sting operation

SAN ANTONIO – A San Antonio man was arrested after sheriff's investigators said he attempted to sell military-grade body armor through social media.

Investigators with the Bexar County Sheriff's Habitual Offender Team arrested 37-year-old Mark Baylor, a convicted felon, Thursday in a sting operation.

It is illegal for a convicted felon to possess body armor in Texas.

Undercover detectives said they met with Baylor at a McDonald's on the city's South Side and negotiated the sale of the bulletproof vest, then arrested him.

He has been charged with possession of metal/body armor by felon.

Sheriff's investigators are working to determine if the bulletproof vest is stolen.