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Man, previously shot by police, taken into custody after SWAT standoff in Dahlonega
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Hollis Dean Garmon
The man who was the subject of a SWAT team standoff Thursday evening in Dahlonega was on probation for an aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer in Forsyth County, according to authorities. Officers from Lumpkin and Forsyth counties made their first approach around 3 p.m. Thursday to a home on Oak Grove Road in Dahlonega near Oak Grove Baptist Church. They were there to serve a probation warrant on Hollis Dean Garmon. “Forsyth County had issues with him in the past. He was on probation actually for aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer from an incident in Forsyth County some years ago, where he ended up being shot by the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office,” Lumpkin County Sheriff’s Office Lt. Alan Roach said.