John Rash (Reckless Homicide) and Xavier Hicks (Burglary)

 Today’s Wanted Wednesday focuses on two cases out of Columbus. The First case focuses on an F-1 Reckless Homicide and the second case focuses on an F-2 Burglary.

John Rash

John Rash

1-Mr. John D. Rash is wanted out of Columbus for one count of Reckless Homicide, a felony of the first degree.  The incident that lead to this warrant occurred on May, 5, 2022 when Mr. Rash discharged a firearm inside a residence striking the victim who was not the intended target.  The Victim did not survive the injuries. Mr. Rash is believed to be armed and dangerous.

Xavier Hicks

2- August 1, 2021, at approximately 7:45am in the area of the 800 block of Colton Road, Columbus, OH, 2 males were captured on surveillance video breaking into an attached garage. Once inside of the garage, the males stole 2 expensive dirt bikes and pushed them away from the location. Once they got around the corner, they began riding the bikes. One of the suspects wrecked and due to his extensive leg injuries, he was unable to flee the scene and was subsequently apprehended by Columbus Police Officers and charged with Burglary. He positively identified his partner in crime who eventually fled the scene after having contact with witnesses, as Xavier Hicks.

Mr. Hicks’ appearance may be different than that in the photograph, such as hair, facial hair, etc. Mr. Hicks is wanted out of Columbus for one case of F-2 Burglary.

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