A vehicle stop lead Yadkin County deputies and Jonesville police on a chase in pursuit of a vehicle which lead to the arrest of a Jonesville man. While conducting an investigation on June 14, deputies attempted to stop a vehicle driven by Patrick Ryan Vestal, age 48. Vestal lead officers on a chase from Ralph Road in Boonville to Evans Road in Jonesville. The pursuit ended when the Vestal crashed his vehicle into a creek bank. Multiple controlled substances and drug paraphernalia were located in the vehicle.
Vestal was arrested and charged with two counts of felony trafficking schedule II controlled substance, methamphetamine; two counts of felony trafficking schedule II controlled substance, fentanyl; two counts of felony possession with intent to manufacture, sell/deliver schedule II, methamphetamine; two counts of felony possession with intent to manufacture, sell/deliver schedule III, buprenorphine hydrochloride; felony conspiracy to traffic a schedule II controlled substance, fentanyl; two counts of felony maintaining a vehicle for controlled substances and two counts of misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia.
Vestal was also charged with felony flee to elude in a motor vehicle, misdemeanor resist, obstruct and delay a public officer and reckless driving, driving while license revoked, and drive left of center.
Vestal is being held in Yadkin County Detention Center on a $200,000 secured bond. Vestal’s next court date is June 30.
It was determined that Vestal is currently on parole (post release) for felony breaking and entering, felony larceny after B and E, felony larceny of firearms and habitual felon. Vestal’s vehicle was seized pursuant to North Carolina’s “Run and You’re Done” law, General Statute 20-141.5.