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Cesar Benitez. Once in custody, police say 30-year-old Cesar Benitez confessed to the three rapes committed in Lake Highlands between late-February and mid-March. Arrest and booking photos are provided by local law enforcement officials. Arrest does not imply guilt and criminal charges are merely accusations. A defendant is presumed innocent unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt and convicted in a court of law.

Lake Highlands Serial Rapist To Be Sentenced

The man who pleaded guilty to several rapes in Lake Highlands last year will soon learn his punishment. Cesar Benitez is expected to be sentenced on Friday in Dallas.

03/07/2014

(credit: Fort Worth Police)

Fort Worth Cop Fired In Sex Assault Case

An officer with the Fort Worth Police Department has been fired after being accused in October of sexually assaulting a prostitute, official oppression and theft.

01/07/2014

(credit: Collin County)

McKinney Craigslist User Guilty Of Sex Assault

A McKinney man accused of using Craigslist to find his sexual assault victims has been convicted in the first of four sexual assault cases.

CBS 11–12/17/2013

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Denton School Janitor Gets 55 Years For Abuse

A former janitor at Calhoun Middle School in Denton has been sentenced to 55 years in prison for the sexual assault of a 12-year-old boy on campus in October of last year.

12/11/2013

(credit: Carrollton Police Department)

Carrollton Police Seek Fake Cop In Rape Case

Law enforcement officials in Carrollton are searching for a man who allegedly posed as a police officer and raped a female driver during an attack along Interstate-35E last week.

11/27/2013

(credit: Texas DPS)

Texas Most Wanted Sex Offender Caught In Oklahoma

A Texas top 10 most wanted sex offender has been caught, days after he cut his ankle bracelet and ran away from a Dallas halfway house.

CBS 11–11/26/2013

Franklin Davis (credit: KTVT/KTXA)

Jurors Sentence Convicted Baby Sitter Killer To Death

Jurors sentenced Franklin Davis of Mesquite to death Saturday morning. Davis admitted in court to killing 16-year-old Shania Gray, describing how he lured her into his car outside her school, shot her and dumped her body in a river.

11/16/2013

Franklin Davis (credit: KTVT/KTXA)

Babysitter Killer’s Fate Rests With Jury

Franklin Davis has been convicted of killing a babysitter, and closing arguments wrapped up on Friday morning in the punishment phase of his capital murder trial.

11/15/2013

Franklin Davis (credit: KTVT/KTXA)

Deliberations Begin In Babysitter Murder Trial

Closing arguments wrapped up on Tuesday morning in a Dallas County capital murder trial, putting the case in the hands of the jury.

11/12/2013

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Ex-Firefighter Charged With Child Sex Assault

A North Texas man has been charged with sexually assaulting a child a month after he was fired as a Fort Worth firefighter.

10/17/2013

Justin Little, 25, accused of sexual assault of a minor. (credit: Rockwall Police)

Two Men Arrested For Sex Assault Of A Child In Rockwell

Rockwall Police have arrested two men for sexual assault of a child after they were called to a home on Sunday night.

CBS 11–10/15/2013

Van Dixson, the man police have named as a serial rapist suspect for several attacks in South Dallas. (credit: East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office)

Dallas Police To Discuss Rape Suspect’s Arrest

The suspect who, police said, was behind a series of sexual assaults in southeast Dallas is waking up Wednesday morning in a Louisiana jail cell.

09/11/2013

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