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Arrest Reports: June 17
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The following individuals were arrested in Dawson County between June 8 and June 14.

June 8

Michael Shannon Dorsey, 39, Dawsonville: Terroristic threats, probation violation.

Alexis Iemun James, 24, Gainesville: Possession of firearm or knife while committing a crime, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute. 

Brian Dewayne Payne, 51, Dawsonville: Holding or supporting wireless telecommunications device. 

Lisa Diane Reed, 49, Cumming: Theft by shoplifting. 

June 9

Jason Michael Nichols, 45, Dawsonville: DUI alcohol. 

Terry Charles Russell, 57, Cumming: Possession of a controlled substance, drug-related objects, removed or falsified ID of license plate, driving while license suspended or revoked. 

Grant Francis Scherruble, 41, Dacula: Probation violation.

Amy Patricia Whitehead, 49, Dawsonville: Driving while license suspended or revoked, failure to maintain lane, open container violation, DUI alcohol. 

June 10

Christopher Michael Dulaney, 40, Ellijay: DUI drugs less safe. 

Devon Joseph Holder, 29, Toccoa: Hold for other agency. 

Billy Joe Lee, 44, Dawson, Ala.: Possession of firearm by convicted felon.

Gavin Joseph Murray, 18, Newnan: Possession of a controlled substance, DUI. 

Delores Fay Shook, 83, Dawsonville: Hold for other agency. 

Christopher Scott Sith, 40, Dawsonville: Terroristic threats, aggravated assault, simple battery family violence, reckless conduct. 

June 11

Clayton Allen Brannon, 33, Dawsonville: Battery family violence, cruelty to children third degree. 

Chloe Elise Dennis, 28, Gainesville: Party to a crime.

Alonso Avila Flores, 50, Dawsonville: Driving without license, holding or supporting wireless telecommunications device. 

Dorsa Jaberizad, 22, Woodstock: No registration, DUI alcohol. 

Johnathen Lee Kennedy, 28, Dawsonville: No drivers license on person, DUI, use of safety belts in a passenger vehicle. 

Dwight Anthony Nelson Jr., 39, Dawsonville: False statements and writings, concealment of fact, contributing to delinquency of a minor, simple battery family violence, reckless conduct, child molestation. 

Jennifer Buice Nelson, 39, Dawsonville: Contributing to the delinquency of a minor, sexual exploitation of children. 

Trevor Duane Patrick, 19, Cumming: Signals required in changing lanes, DUI/alcohol, failure to stop for stop sign. 

Travis Grant Turpin, 26, Gainesville: Theft by shoplifting. 

June 12

Cesar Ramiro Benavides, 29, Woodstock: Driving without license. 

Jamie Maryanne Croy, 30, Cleveland: Possession of a controlled substance, drug-related objects, theft by shoplifting. 

Lydia Danielle Fuller, 32, Gainesville: Court sanction. 

Shane Robert Allen Goodmon, 37, Dawsonville: Court sanction. 

Edward Henson, 28, Dawsonville: Failure to comply/help court. 

Norman Bruce Killmeier, 55, Atlanta: Probation violation. 

June 13

Matthew Eric Dietel, 36, Cleveland: Probation violation.

Tiffany F. Dunagan, 29, Dahlonega: No registration, driving while license suspended or revoked. 

Brian Keith Stephens, 32, Dawsonville: Possession of a firearm by convicted felon. 

Dustin Daniel White, 28, Dahlonega: Criminal trespass. 

Carlos Zotelo-Perez, 49, Gainesville: Obedience to traffic control device, DUI alcohol, DUI endangering a child under 14, safety belts-children. 

June 14

Edna Gail Cooper, 54, Dawsonville: Serving county sentence. 

Jennifer Naomi Kelley, 44, Dahlonega: Criminal trespass. 

Lamar Lee Smith, 35: DUI alcohol.