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FUGITIVE OF THE WEEK | Christopher Dixon

10:40 PM, Dec 4, 2012   |    comments
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  • STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga -- Christopher Dixon is 11 Alive's Fugitive of the Week for November 28, 2012. Dixon is wanted by the DEA and US Marshals Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force for Trafficking Narcotics and Weapons.

    Dixon and a nightclub he owned was the subject of a federal investigation that ended in August 2011 with the arrest of 17 individuals, including a federal customs officer and a DeKalb County Police officer. "He was responsible for numerous and large amounts of illegal narcotics being distributed anywhere in the United States," said Deputy US Marshal Eric Heinze.

    Federal officials said Club Xpose on Memorial Drive in Stone Mountain was used as a front to distribute drugs and weapons. Some shipments of drugs and guns went through the Atlanta airport. Several Atlanta homes were raided and agents made one of the largest seizures of the drug ecstacy in the United States.

    A DeKalb County police officer was sentenced to one year in prison for his role in the drug trafficking case. Donald Bristol, 41, of Lilburn, helped hide a stolen vehicle, unlawfully accessed governmental information and lied to federal agents.

    Prosecutors said Bristol used his access as a police officer to police computers to pass sensitive information to suspects that may have helped them avoid getting caught. "Christopher Dixon is the only individual of this drug trafficking organization that is still at large," Heinze said.

    Dixon has eluded capture since he was identified as a suspect in August 2011. "Our investigation indicates Christopher Dixon is still in the Atlanta area, possibly the Memorial Drive, Stone Mountain, Decatur area," Heinze said.

    Dixon is 11 Alive's Fugitive of the Week and featured on Rowson's Crime Scene along with other notable fugitives. If you know where he is call Crime Stoppers Atlanta at 404-577-TIPS(8477).

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