Friday, January 25, 2013
Police arrested two suspects Friday in the fatal shooting of a Marietta man.
Dedric Baisden, 19, and Dwight Moore, 19, of Lithonia, were charged with murder, aggravated assault, burglary and armed robbery in the killing of 30-year-old Brandon Brazil, of Marietta, according to a press release from Cobb County police spokesman Mike Bowman. According to police, the Cobb County Emergency Communications Center dispatched uniform officers from to Sedgefield Apartments to investigate gun shots fired in the area on Jan. 11. When the officers arrived, they located the body of Brazil lying inside his apartment with apparent gunshot wounds. Baisden was taken into custody without incident in Dekalb County and is now being held without bond at the Cobb County Adult Detention Center. The Cobb County Sheriff’s Office Fugitive …
Thursday, March 1, 2012
Here is a roundup of highlights from Marietta and the surrounding area on Wednesday, Feb. 29.
Marietta Man Makes Energy in Backyard 2 Charged in 2010 Taxi Murder Teen Held in Truck After Knife Assault
Sunday, October 16, 2011
Cobb County police found the 28-year-old outside an East Cobb restaurant early Sunday.
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Sunday, October 16, 2011
A Marietta man was fatally stabbed early Sunday outside East Cobb Mexican restaurant Los Bravos. Cobb County police officers responding to a call about a man armed with a knife arrived at the restaurant about 3:20 a.m., according to a press release from Sgt. Dana Pierce. The officers found a man with multiple stab wounds in the parking lot at 1360 Powers Ferry Rd. The wounded man, 28, was dead upon arrival at a hospital. Police are withholding his name until they notify his family. Witnesses said the killer fled in a red Cadillac CTS. The restaurant is in a small strip mall at the northwestern corner of Powers Ferry and Terrell Mill roads. It is beside Brumby Elementary School. Police ask anyone with information about the stabbing to call …
Wednesday, June 22, 2011
Investigators suspect foul play involving body found this morning near Carruth Drive south of Marietta.
Cobb Police are involved in a homicide investigation following this morning’s discovery of the body of a dead man. Investigators said police with the Crimes Against Persons Unit dispatched to the 200 block of Carruth Drive south of Marietta arrived at about 8:45 a.m. When they investigated, they found the body of a dead but unidentified man between two houses and determined that he had been killed. Police called in the Cobb County Medical Examiner’s Office to assist detectives with their investigation and attempts to identify the victim. Anyone with information that may assist the medical examiner or the Crimes Against Persons Unit should call 770-499-3945.