Jailed Washington State safety Xavier Hicks has violated terms of his work-release agreement. During a check this week, Hicks was not at...
Jailed Washington State safety Xavier Hicks has violated terms of his work-release agreement.
During a check this week, Hicks was not at the work-release site where he said he would be, Whitman County undersheriff Ron Rockness said Thursday.
Hicks was locked in a cell Thursday. Rockness said a three-person panel from the Whitman County Sheriff’s Office will determine punishment.
Options include taking him off work or school release and removing the possibility that his 45-day sentence could be reduced to 30 days for good behavior.
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Hicks pleaded guilty to third-degree credit-card theft and attempted third-degree assault after initially being charged with two felonies. The assault case involves putting the contact lenses of former teammate-roommate Grady Maxwell in rubbing alcohol after a dispute over an unpaid cable-TV bill. Maxwell never put the contacts in his eyes.
Hicks, a junior from Fullerton, Calif., was expected to be the Cougars’ starting free safety in the fall but has been suspended for the first three games by coach Paul Wulff.
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