Alabama Man Accused of Beating Wife’s Head with a Mallet Arrested in Baldwin County

LILLIAN, AL (WKRG) — The Alabama man wanted for allegedly attempting to murder his wife with a mallet has finally been tracked down in Baldwin County.

Todd Stephan Neisler from Gadsden, Alabama was arrested on Monday at his sister’s house in Lillian after eluding authorities in multiple states. SWAT teams assisted in the arrest of Neisler, who was taken into custody without incident.

Neisler is accused of attempted murder for allegedly striking his wife in the head several times with a mallet. The wife’s condition is unknown at this time.

Neisler reportedly fled the Gadsden area and traveled to Texas, where he was eventually tracked down.  Neisler led Texas police on a high speed chase at more than 150 miles per hour, and escaped the state in his red 2011 Chevrolet Camaro.

Neisler was tracked down to his sister’s residence in Lillian, where SWAT teams located the Camaro and set up a perimeter. After two hours of surveillance, deputies saw Neisler get into the Camaro to leave the area.  Authorities moved in and arrested Neisler without incident.

Todd Stephen Neisler was transported to the Baldwin County Corrections Center and placed under arrest for Attempted Murder.  Neisler is being held without bond and a hold for Gadsden Police was placed on him.

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