This is a prior mugshot of Quentin L. Brazell from an arrest in March on methamphetamine possession charges and two misdemeanors.
Photo: DeKalb County Sheriff's Office
Photo: DeKalb County Sheriff's Office

Warrants obtained for suspect in deadly hit-and-run

Police have obtained warrants for a man who allegedly hit and killed a pedestrian in DeKalb County before driving away last week.

Quentin L. Brazell, 30, is wanted on charges of first-degree vehicular homicide, hit-and-run and failure to use care with pedestrian in connection with the Friday incident, DeKalb police said.

About 12:30 a.m. that day, a pedestrian was hit and killed by a passing vehicle at the intersection of Candler Road and Ember Drive, AJC.com previously reported. Police have identified the victim as Brandon Maurice Andrews, 36, of Lawrenceville.

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Police said the driver of the vehicle stopped shortly after the accident before running away. Brazell is also wanted on outstanding traffic warrants in Cobb County, including attempting to elude police, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact CrimeStoppers at 404-577-8477 or online at www.StopCrimeATL.com. Tips can be sent anonymously and information that leads to an arrest and indictment in this investigation can earn tipsters up to $2,000.

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