Suspect In Fair Park Serial Rapist Case Arrested in Louisiana
Van Dralan Dixson, whose DNA has been linked to four of nine sexual assaults in southern Dallas, has been arrested in Baton Rouge. Dallas police plan to address the media at 3:30 p.m. Police Major Jeff Cotner says DNA test results have linked Dixson, a neighborhood crime-watch volunteer, to three additional sexual assaults, for a total of four. Nine women have been raped in the neighborhood since June. Dixson, 38, was identified as a suspect over the weekend. His car was found abandoned in Garland.
DALLAS -- Van Dixson, the neighborhood watch captain linked by DNA evidence to four of nine Fair Park area rapes, has been arrested in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Sources within both the U.S. Marshals and the Dallas Police Department confirmed the arrest.