Hawkins arrested in car burglaries
On the morning of April 24, Hendersonville Police received numerous reports of vehicles burglarized in the Walnut Drive area. A total of nine vehicles were burglarized at five residences. All vehicles were unlocked. A variety of items were stolen to include IPODs, cell phones, credit cards and a GPS unit. Police were able to identify the suspect and his vehicle on a local security video shortly after the burglaries occurred.
Police disseminated the suspects image to the media and surrounding law enforcement agencies. Community Corrections Officers, Jennifer Duke and Leon Kimble as well as Sumner County Corrections Officer Tina Bonds were instrumental in helping to quickly identify Harold Trey Hawkins, age 22, of Hendersonville, as a suspect.
Members of the Hendersonville Police Department were able to obtain and execute a search warrant for stolen property and other evidence of the crimes at Hawkins residence. Hawkins was taken into custody without incident as the search warrant was executed.
Hawkins will be transported to the Sumner County Jail and charged with:
Burglary to a Vehicle (9 counts)
Theft by Possession of Stolen Property over $500 (1 count)
Forgery (1 count)
Anyone with additional information relevant to these crimes is asked to contact Sgt. Jim Vaughn or Detective Jim Bachman, 615-264-5303 or 615-822-1111.