Columbus Releases Annual “Holiday Hoodlums” List


The Columbus City Attorney's office has announced its latest group of grinches, who they say “deserve a lump of coal in their stockings and an extended stay in the county jail instead of (potentially stolen) presents resting under the tree and visions of sugarplums dancing in their heads.”


Jason Abrahamson, 36, South Columbus

Abramson, who has been charged with crimes more than 25 times in Franklin County, is currently wanted on two arrest warrants for stealing several DeWalt tool kits with a total value of $1586.  Abrahamson’s extensive criminal history includes charges of aggravated menacing, domestic violence, felonious assault, intimidation of a witness by force or threat, disorderly conduct, burglary, driving under suspension, deception to illegally obtain drugs, criminal damaging, violation of a protection order, and knowingly causing physical harm.


Ronnie Lee Grubb, 33, Olde Towne East

Grubb has four warrants for his arrest for a series of thefts in which he is accused of stealing:  two Bissell vacuum cleaners valued at $359.89; 20 boxes of Pampers valued at $189.80; two boxes each of ‘Big Boy’ pull-up diapers and Huggies ‘Li’l Movers’ diapers valued at $118.96; and 12 bottles of Gain laundry detergent valued at $167.88.  Grubb’s past criminal history includes charges of aggravated menacing, assault, OVI, and driving under suspension.


Lisa Marie Hicks, 28, South Columbus

Hicks is charged with three counts of theft for stealing over $380 worth of video games and personal hygiene products.  Her past criminal charges include, hit-skip/leaving the scene of an accident, driving without a license, and deception to illegally obtain drugs.


Aron Ray Kinder, 23, Hilliard (Last known address)

Kinder has a total of four warrants issued for his arrest for an assortment of crimes.  He is accused of stealing two bottles of Versace men’s fragrance valued at $168 and over $400 worth of shrimp, steak, ribs, ground chuck, root beer, and laundry detergent.  His previous criminal record includes charges of domestic violence, assault, criminal damaging, driving under suspension, possessing drug abuse instruments, illegally carrying a deadly weapon, and several counts of aggravated menacing.

Anyone with information on the Holiday Hoodlums is asked to contact First Assistant City Prosecutor Bill R. Hedrick at 614.645.8874 or