Police: 16 arrested in probation sweep

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FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — On July 28 and July 30, deputies with the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office and officers from the Georgia Department of Corrections felony probation office checked probationers and their residences for probation terms violations.

During the operation, members of both agencies formed multiple teams that responded to the locations.

On July 28, six registered sex-offenders on probation were checked.

That night, three of those six were arrested and additional warrants were taken on a fourth person.

On July 30, 25 people on felony probation were checked.

Of that group, a sheriff’s office spokesman said twelve were arrested, additional warrants were taken on a 13th, and a 14th person, not on probation, was also arrested.

The violations included possession of various drugs, alcohol and possession of pornography by a registered sex offender.

Erik Walter Lottes was arrested for violating the terms of his probation. Lottes is a registered sex offender on probation for six counts of sexual exploitation of a child.

Quincy Lamar Hudson was arrested for violating the terms of his probation. Hudson is a sex offender on probation for possession of narcotics.

Christopher Thomas Barnes was arrested for violating the terms of his probation. Barnes is a sex offender on probation for sexual battery on a minor.

Brian Keith Pfannkuche was told to report to the Hall County probation office for violating the terms of his probation; however he did not and a warrant has been filed for his arrest. Pfannkuche is a sex offender on probation for three counts of forgery.

Joel Ellis was arrested for violating the terms of his probation. Ellis is on probation for possession of methamphetamines and aggravated assault.

Samantha Swaim was arrested for violating the terms of her probation. Swaim is on probation for possession of marijuana and opiates.

Angela Frady was arrested for possession of Alprazolam. The next day her boyfriend, James Lewis, who was on probation, turned himself in to the probation office for violating the terms of his probation. He is a registered sex offender.

Justyn Sullivan was arrested for possession of marijuana, more than an ounce, and violating the terms of his probation. Sullivan was on probation for burglary and theft by taking. Donald Sullivan, his father, is also on probation for theft by taking, theft by shoplifting and felony obstruction. As of Aug. 1, he has not reported to probation.

Daryl Manders was arrested for violating the terms of his probation. Manders is on probation for sale of hydrocodone.

Tyler Shambarger was arrested for possession of marijuana less than an ounce and violating the terms of his probation. Shambarger is on probation for possession of opiates.

Teresa Martin was arrested for violating the terms of her probation. She is on probation for possession of methamphetamines.

William Handley was arrested for violating the terms of his probation. He is on probation for fraud and theft by receiving stolen property.

Kerry Bates was arrested for possession of a schedule II narcotic and violating the terms of his probation. Bates is on probation for burglary and theft by receiving stolen property.

Douglas Chadwick was arrested for violating the terms of his probation. He is on probation for possession of methamphetamines and two counts of burglary.

Michael Summerlin was arrested for possession of marijuana less than an ounce and violating the terms of his probation. He is on probation for possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute and possession of opiates.

Marco Todorovic was arrested at the probation office for violating the terms of his probation to include testing positive on a drug screen. He is on probation for possession of opiates.

The arrestees were taken to Forsyth County Detention Center for processing.

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