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Accused serial rapist from Dallas arrested at Baton Rouge motel

Accused serial rapist from Dallas arrested at Baton Rouge motel
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POSTED: Tuesday, September 10, 2013 - 3:36pm

UPDATED: Tuesday, September 10, 2013 - 5:03pm

An accused serial rapist from Dallas was arrested in Baton Rouge by Federal Marshals, officials say.

According to reports, four warrants for the arrest of Van Dralan Dixson, 38, were issued by police after DNA tests linked him to sexual attacks in the Fair Park neighborhood. He was allegedly a volunteer with the neighborhood’s crime-watch group when the attacks occurred.

Federal Marshals received a tip on Tuesday, Sept. 10 that Dixson was traveling by bus and was currently at the station in Baton Rouge. The tipster then noted that Dixson rented a motel room located on Florida Blvd.

Dixson was located at the motel and taken into custody without incident.

NBC33 News is tracking this story and will update this link with more information as soon as it is provided.
 

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