Reward offered in Winder for tips leading to arrest of theft suspect

Billy Thomas Manis

A man who is wanted on several church burglaries and thefts in Barrow County was reported to have been in Athens during the past week.

Billy Thomas Manis, 25, is wanted for the burglaries as well as other burglaries and thefts, according to the Winder Police Department.

In recent days, Manis has been spotted in Auburn, Winder and Athens, police said. He is also a suspect in some thefts at a Walmart in Gwinnett County.

Police have offered a $500 reward for information leading to his arrest.

Anyone who sees Manis is asked to call 911 immediately, but people with information on his whereabouts can call Winder police at (770) 867-2156, or the Barrow County Sheriff’s Office at (770) 307-3080.

 

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