Man wanted after allegedly robbing driver with semi-automatic rifle in Snow Camp; woman arrested


Billy Joe Garner and Hannah Leigh Barth

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SNOW CAMP, N.C. — Deputies are trying to track down a man accused of crashing into a person’s car and demanding money at gunpoint, according to the Alamance County Sheriff’s Office.

At about 7:45 p.m. Tuesday, deputies responded to a report of shots fired at 6448 Patterson Road.

At the scene, they found a red sedan with bullet holes in the front.

The victim said he was in his car when Billy Joe Garner rammed him. Garner then fired a semi-automatic rifle at him and demanded money at the driver’s side window.

Garner reportedly ran away before deputies arrived.

The suspect is wanted on charges of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, armed robbery, conspiracy to commit armed robbery, discharging a firearm into an occupied vehicle and possession of a firearm by a felon.

Garner’s last known address is 126 Mallard CV  in Vass, North Carolina.

Hannah Leigh Barth, 22, of Snow Camp, was arrested and charged with conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Alamance County Sheriff’s Office at (336) 570-6300 or 911.

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