Florida detention deputy charged with sexual assault of a child

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WFLA) – Florida detectives charged a detention deputy Thursday with sexual assault on a victim between the ages of 12 and 18.

Donald A. Dixon, 34, is also charged with using a computer to seduce, solicit or lure a child.

Dixon started as a detention deputy with the Alachua County Department in June 2015. He was fired Thursday but had previously been suspended during the investigation.

His bond was set at $350,000.

The investigation is ongoing, and investigators said more charges are pending.


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