Hawkins woman allegedly admits to $20K burglary theft from dad

Jeff Bobo • Dec 6, 2019 at 3:00 PM

CHURCH HILL — A Hawkins County woman accused of stealing $20,000 worth of items from her father’s home last month was served with a warrant Wednesday charging her with theft and burglary.

Jason Rockwell told the Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office that when he returned home from work on Nov. 18 he discovered someone had forced open the door to his home on Seay Hollow Road near Church Hill.

Rockwell reported that approximately $20,000 worth of items were missing including guns, archery equipment, ammunition and electronics.

HCSO Detective Brian Boggs stated in his report that Rockwell’s daughter, Allison Lynn Rockwell, 20, 347 Roller St., Church Hill, was developed as a suspect.

On Nov. 21, Allison Rockwell was located by the Kingsport Police Department, which conducted a traffic stop and allegedly found several of the items that had been stolen from her father’s house.

Upon being interviewed by the KPD, she allegedly admitted to breaking into her father’s home with a male accomplice and stealing the items.

On Wednesday, Allison Rockwell was served with an HCSO warrant at the Sullivan County Jail charging her with aggravated burglary and theft over $10,000.

As of Thursday, she was being held in the Hawkins County Jail with no bond set pending arraignment scheduled for Monday in Hawkins County Sessions Court.