Ray Villeda, NBC 5 News
Van Dixson has been charged with five out of the nine rapes that took place in the South Dallas area. He now faces seven aggravated robbery charges.
Dallas police say the crime-watch volunteer suspected in a string of sexual assaults in South Dallas will also face robbery charges.
Van Dixson, 38, is charged with five aggravated sexual assault charges in connection with a series of sexual assaults between June and September near Fair Park.
Dallas police said Monday that Dixson would also be charged with seven counts of aggravated robbery in connection with the assaults.
According to a search warrant signed on Sept. 7, keys, cellphones, wallets and identification from five women, a man and a child were stolen during the attacks. Investigators were looking for the items when they searched Dixson's South Dallas home in the 4700 block of Baldwin Street.
They were also looking for weapons and anything related to the robberies, including women's underwear, news articles or newspaper clippings about the crimes, receipts, a semi-automatic handgun and ammunition.
Police also looked for clothing they believed he wore during the attacks, including wire-framed glasses.
It is not clear whether or not police found all or any of the items.
He is suspected in nine sexual assaults. Police said Dixson is linked to four of the cases through DNA evidence. He was charged with a fifth assault one week ago.
There was no word on if Dixson would be charged in the other four assaults in which he is suspected.
Dixson is being held in the Dallas County jail. His bond was set at a combined more than $5.7 million as of Monday.
His court-appointed attorney did not comment Monday after multiple calls and texts.