Demetrie Dixon: HPD Cop Gets Six Years for Raping Hookers
Demetrie Dixon, the Houston police officer accused of forcing hookers to give him blow jobs on duty, got a six-year sentence for rape yesterday.
Dixon will have to serve at least half of his sentence before being eligible for parole.
Dixon had his defenders after he was charged last June -- "Demetrie is a good man and would never do anything of the sorts," one commenter to our original piece said -- but jurors convicted him of forcing a prostitute to go down on him without paying. (He still faces an identical charge involving a second woman.)
His defense attorney said after one such incident Dixon went to an ATM to withdraw money to pay the woman, but prosecutors said it was "hush money," the Houston Chronicle reported.
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Dixon, 26, had been on the force for about 18 months before a tipster alerted HPD to his activities.
An Internal Affairs investigator went undercover and found evidence the allegations were true. Eventually Dixon faced four felony counts of sexual assault.
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