Clarkesville woman jailed for stealing potted plants

A Clarkesville woman was jailed on a misdemeanor charge of theft by taking for allegedly stealing $300 worth of potted plants from a local business, jail records show.

Police arrested Mandi Lawayne Barkley, 34, on June 6, one day after asking the public for help in identifying her.

Mandi Lawayne Barkley (Habersham County Sheriff’s Office)

Photos of a suspect, later identified as Barkley, were captured by a security camera inside White Parrot Interiors on Washington Street. Police said the suspect was wanted in connection with a theft at the store that occurred around 8 a.m. on Monday, June 5.

Magistrate Judge Amy Thomas set Barkley’s bond at $1200.

As of Wednesday evening, June 7, Barkley remained in the Habersham County Detention Center.


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