Jake Lloyd, Star Wars: Episode I Star, Arrested After Car Chase: Details

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Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace star Jake Lloyd was arrested following a car chase in Charleston, South Carolina Gilbert Carrasquillo/FilmMagic

The force was definitely with him — behind the wheel. Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace actor Jake Lloyd was arrested recently in Charleston, South Carolina, following a high-speed car chase, TMZ reports.

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According to the site, police pursued the 26-year-old when he began to recklessly drive and pass cars on the double yellow line. The star refused to pull over, and eventually crashed into some trees.

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Lloyd was arrested for driving without a license, reckless driving, failure to stop, and resisting arrest. He's still in custody.

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The former child star is best known for playing Anakin Skywalker in Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace in 1999. His last acting credit was opposite Jim Caviezel and Mary McCormack in the 2005 drama Madison.

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