Minton was placed in the Alexander County Detention Center on Wednesday for felony probation violation and interfere with electronic monitoring. He is being held under a secured bond of $54,000.
On September 11th, 2001, Minton led Alexander County Deputies, Taylorsville Police and the NC Highway Patrol on a bizarre chase that began in the Vashti Community and ended when he crashed his SUV through the sally port at the County Law Enforcement Center.
In March of this year, Minton was convicted of felony counts of speeding to elude arrest and larceny of a motor vehicle. He received probation and a 24 month suspended sentence. In April of this year, Minton was sentenced in an Iredell County drug case and received jail time. He was released on September 26.
Photo: Alexander County Sheriff’s Office
Rob Eastwood-WHKY contributed to this story