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Arrest Reports: July 26
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The following individuals were arrested in Dawson County between July 19 and July 26, 2021. 


July 19

Kelly Evelyn Adams, 34, Dawsonville: DUI drugs, DUI endangering child under 14, failure to maintain lane. 

Thomas Eugene Boozer, 40, Dahlonega: Hold for other agency. 

Bradlee Scott Clay, 26, Talking Rock, Ga.: Criminal damage to property second degree, theft by taking. 

Nicholas Tayler Lesley, 31, Dawsonville: Driver must apply for a new license within 60 days, DUI drugs, use of safety belts in passenger vehicles. 

Stephen Joseph Prince, 41, Carrollton, Ga.: Simple battery family violence, battery family violence. 

Bobby Eugene Smallwood Jr., 51, Dawsonville: Simple battery family violence. 

Dana Denise Thomas, 54, Cleveland, Ga.: Failure to comply. 

Jaquelyn Wright, 54, Suches, Ga.: Speeding, DUI drugs, defective or no tail lights, tire requirements.

July 20

Joel David Bedingfield, 54, Dublin, Ga.: Probation violation. 

Leonicio Cante Ascon, 24, Roswell: Driving without license, failure to maintain lane. 

John Manuel Chameli III, 28, Oakwood, Ga.: Harassing phone calls, aggravated stalking. 

Andrew Stephen Cooley, 27, Cumming: Aggravated assault family violence. 

Joshua Daniel Harper, 44, Dawsonville: Driving without license, defective or no tail lights. 

Mauricio Leos, 44, Norcross, Ga.: Driving without license, speeding. 

Jesus Meletz Jiatz, 41, Ellijay, Ga.: Driving without license, speeding, failure to maintain lane. 

Alexis Ocampo, 18, Gainesville: Driving without license, speeding, DUI drugs, failure to wear seat belt. 

William David Pittman, 34, Rockmart, Ga.: Bench warrant, failure to appear in court. 

Milton Josue Romero, 18, Dawsonville: Driving without license, failure to maintain lane. 


July 21

Todd Patrick Missino, 44, Dahlonega: Driving while license suspended or revoked, DUI drugs. 


July 22

Chad Adam Blackwell, 55, Gainesville: Probation violation. 

Benjamin Ray Holtzclaw, 40, Ellijay, Ga.: Here for court. 

Barbara Ann Jenkins, 54, Cumming: Serving county sentence. 

Jacob Ryan Schirm, 24, Gainesville: Driving while license suspended or revoked, failure to maintain lane, failure to stop for stop sign. 

Brandon Brian Seay, 26, Gainesville: Possession of firearm or knife while committing a crime, criminal attempt to commit murder, aggravated assault, aggravated battery. 

Johnny A West, 60, Dawsonville: Driving without license. 


July 23

Martha Gayle Emanuel, 44, Winder, Ga.: False name or date of birth, possession of a controlled substance, open container violation. 

Lloyd Casey Gauldin, 40, Dawsonville: Driving while license suspended or revoked, suspended vehicle registration, reckless driving, fleeing or eluding police officer, driving on wrong side of road, failure to maintain lane. 

Todd Patrick Missino, 44, Dahlonega: Driving while license suspended or revoked, suspended vehicle registration. 


July 24

Brandon Paul Hayes, 36, Ellijay, Ga.: DUI alcohol and drugs. 

James Talero Cruz, 57, Cumming: Driving without valid license. 


July 25

Charles Eugene Chekelelee, 29, Dawsonville: Probation violation. 

Brandon James Maness, 30, Alto, Ga.: Improper display of tag, DUI alcohol. 

Christine Marie Pruitt, 46, Cumming: Driving while license suspended or revoked, headlight requirement. 

Latarasha Shirlette Thomas, 48, Augusta, Ga.: Charges pending. 


July 26

Heather Michal Crane, 48, Dawsonville: Open container violation, DUI alcohol and drugs, driving on wrong side of road, failure to maintain lane. 

Daniel Lee Roberts, 20, Dawsonville: Charges pending.

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