Chase Ends in Crash and Apprehension

Haleyville – A call at approximately 4:30 Thursday morning reporting a theft from Walmart resulted in a long intense chase by Haleyville Police aided by Winston County Deputies. The chase ended on Highway 278 just west of Cullman County. Reportedly, Michael Dylan Tittle, 23, Jasper left Walmart in a stolen truck and was pursued by Haleyville Police SGT Steve Hicks. The vehicle Tittle was driving left the highway and crashed. Tittle ran from the scene and attempted to hide in a wooded area. He was apprehended by Hicks and transported to the Lakeland ER for examination, then taken to the Winston County jail. He is charged with theft of property 4th degree, reckless endangerment and attempting to elude a police officer. Tittle was already being sought for escape 3rd degree.