A 28-year-old Carmichael man has been arrested for an assault along the Arcade Creek Trail near American River College on April 21, 2014.
David Oliver Dixon (shown below) was arrested yesterday (May 12th) and booked into the Sacramento County Jail for charges including Assault with the Intent to Commit a Felony and False Imprisonment.
He is currently being held on $1,000,000.00 bail.
On April 21st, a female victim was walking along the Arcade Creek nature trail when she was approached by a man (Dixon) on a bicycle. Dixon dismounted his bicycle, displayed a weapon and grabbed the victim by the arm. The victim was able to break free and get away. In a separate attack along the Arcade Creek Trail on March 21, 2014, a female victim was jogging on the trail when she was approached from behind by a male suspect riding a bicycle. In this incident, the male suspect grabbed the victim, wrestled her to the ground and attempted to sexually assault her. This suspect subsequently fled the area.
Detectives are continuing their investigation to determine if Dixon is connected to this incident.
The Sheriff’s Department is urging anyone who has information about either of these attacks to contact the Sacramento Sheriff’s Department at (916) 874-5070. Tip information may also be left anonymously at www.sacsheriff.com by entering the keyword ‘SSD’, or by calling (916) 874-TIPS (8477).