Man Charged in East Cobb Murder

Desmond Brookins was arrested Tuesday in Powder Springs for the October shooting death of Adrian Thomas Coleman.

A Cobb Police SWAT team traffic stop in Powder Springs on Tuesday netted the arrest of a man for the murder of an East Cobb resident last fall. 

Cobb Police spokesman Sgt. Dana Pierce said Wednesday that Desmond Andre Brookins, 21, was detained without incident on Hopkins Road. The Cobb Sheriff's Office booking report listed his home address as being on nearby Hopkins Court.

Brookins is being held without bond at the Cobb County Adult Detention Center, Pierce said.

Brookins was charged for the Oct. 13 murder of Adrian Thomas Coleman, 25, who in his home at the on Roswell road, near the South Marietta Parkway.

No motive has been disclosed for the shooting.


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