Star Wars Actor Jake Lloyd Arrested After Police Car Chase
The 26 year old, who played a young Anakin Skywalker in 1999’s Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace, was spotted driving erraticly through Charleston this week , prompting Sheriff’s deputies to pursue his vehicle.
Lloyd, who also starred as Arnold Schwarzenegger’s son in Christmas comedy Jingle All the Way, reportedly refused to pull over and continued attempting to evade police by allegedly overtaking other cars at high speeds as he crossed into another county. After several miles, Lloyd lost control of his vehicle and smashed through a fence into a wooded area, where he plowed into several trees. He was arrested on charges of reckless driving, failure to stop, resisting arrest and driving without a license, and is currently being held in custody, according to TMZ.com.