Alcoa police need help locating burglary suspect

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Detectives with the Alcoa Police Department need the public's help catching a man suspected of multiple burglaries of Alcoa businesses.

Authorities have filed three warrants charging Eric Sean Hawkins, 29, with burglary, theft and vandalism, in connection with one burglary, officials said in a news release.

He is also wanted in connection to two other local burglaries and is a possible suspect in at least one other burglary case, officials said. 
The break-ins occurred between October 2009 and this month.

Hawkins is a 6-foot-tall white male who weighs about 170 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes.

Authorities said he could be traveling through or staying in Loudon, Blount or Knox counties, and may be with an unknown female.

Detectives suspect he may be driving a blue Chevrolet Cavalier Z-34.

Anyone with information about Hawkins' whereabouts should immediately contact Alcoa Detective Kris Sanders at 865-380-4964.

To leave an anonymous tip, call 865-380-4715 or visit the police department's crime tip line Web site at