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Arrest Reports: May 5
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The following individuals were arrested in Dawson County between April 27 and May 3, 2020. 

April 27

Johnnie Samuel Davis, 27, Dawsonville: Probation violation (MISD).

Shawne Jefferson Slaton, 49, Dawsonville: Criminal damage to property, second degree.

Timothy Michael Wise, 30, Dahlonega: Possession of firearm or knife during committing of a crime, possession of marijuana less than 1 oz, possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug-related objects, open container violation, DUI Alcohol, failure to maintain lane.

April 28

Mackenzie Darylisa Boaz, 24, Sugar Hill: Speeding, reckless driving.

Johnathan Trevor Brown, 19, Dahlonega: Damaging department property, criminal trespass on DNR property.

Kaden Allen Grizzle, 19, Dahlonega: Damaging department property, criminal trespass on DNR property.

Khalil Marshaun Jackson, 24, Winston Salem, N.C.: Possession of marijuana less than 1 oz.

James Alexander Pirkle, 19, Dahlonega: Damaging department property, criminal trespass on DNR property.

Cade Hardy Whitmire, 19, Dahlonega: Damaging department property, criminal trespass on DNR property. 

April 29

Shana Christian Bain, 29, Gainesville: Driving without license, hit and run, failure to report accident with damage/person injury.

Antonio Carrillo-Gomez, 25, Cumming: Driving without license, no proof of insurance, speeding.

Uriel Ceron-Sanchez, 34, Cumming: Driving without license, speeding.

Jennifer Naomi Kelley, 44, Dahlonega: No drivers license on person, DUI alcohol. 

April 30

Jonathan Paul Stowers, 33, Dawsonville: Failure to comply with drug court. 

May 1

Kevin Joseph Holtzclaw, 24, Dawsonville: License failure to change address, DUI alcohol, following too closely.

Ian Vern Mackenzie, 33, Dahlonega: DUI alcohol and drugs.

Donnie Junior Mckinzie, 41, Dahlonega: Improper left or right turn, DUI alcohol, driving on wrong side of road.

Briana Grace Seay, 23, Dawsonville: Failure to comply/family treatment court.

May 2

Legend Bourne, 26, Marietta: Instruction permits, graduated licensing and related restrictions, temporary license, improper left or right turn, signals required in changing lanes, suspended vehicle registration, obedience to traffic control device, reckless driving, fleeing/eluding police officer, passing in a no-passing zone, crossing median in divided highway, failure to stop for stop sign, removed/falsified I.D. of license plate, no proof of insurance.

Wesley Eric Hamilton, 28, Dawsonville: Failure to wear seat belt, charges pending.

Austin Douglas Smith, 23, Woodstock: DUI drugs, failure to maintain lane, headlight requirement, failure to wear seat belt, charges pending. 

May 3

Kim Brandon Blackwell, 33, Cumming: Improper tag display, speeding, reckless driving, passing within 10-0 feet of intersection/railroad, tire requirements.

Christopher Dale Ross, 44, Cumming: Speeding, reckless driving, passing in a no-passing zone.