Wayne Hicks Sentenced

By Cristina Frank

Wayne Hicks Sentenced

October 24, 2012 Updated Oct 24, 2012 at 5:25 PM EDT

Binghamton, NY (WBNG Binghamton) A man who ran a car into a police officer outside a Vestal shopping complex in 2011 - is sentenced to six years in prison.

Back in October of 2011, 48-year-old Wayne Hicks ran his car into an officer after shoplifting at the Shoppes at Vestal. He was found guilty of two counts of assault and petty larceny.

Hicks hit Officer Jared Fiacco while the officer chased the two men suspected of shoplifting.

Hicks will face three years post-release supervision on the felony conviction and one year in jail on the misdemeanors.

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