POWELL, Ala. (WHNT) — The Powell Police Department (PPD) said it has arrested a man after asking for the publics help in finding him Thursday afternoon.
The PPD said it has arrested Breylon Willis, 26, in connection with a pursuit on Thursday.
The department said Willis was spotted in a field on County Road 38 around 6:35 p.m by Chief Stephen Malone and Assistant Chief Wilson.
PPD said Wilis fled on foot but was apprehended a few hundred yards away and is now in custody.
Malone thanked Dekalb County Sheriff’s Office, Jackson County Sheriff’s Office Rainville Police Department, Section Police Department and the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency for their help during the situation.
Shortly before 4 p.m. Thursday, PPD said Willis was wanted in connection with fleeing law enforcement officers Thursday along with multiple burglaries and the theft of a firearm.
The Department said that during the pursuit it is possible two shots were fired at officers.
A stolen firearm was recovered at the location Willis wrecked the car he was driving during the pursuit on County Road 38.
PPD said Willis is also wanted by the Dekalb County Sheriff’s Office and the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office.