ByAnthony DiChiara, writer at
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Anthony DiChiara

Child actor Jake Lloyd, best known for playing young Anakin Skywalker in Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace has attracted a different force within him— The South Carolina police force.

Lloyd, 26, seems to have slipped over to the dark side in real life, after he lead police on a high-speed car chase on June 17th, that crossed over into several counties, over a 25 mile stretch.

Officials say Lloyd was traveling at speeds reaching 100 mph, only ending when he veered off into a dead end, crashing his car into a patch of trees off road. He faces numerous charges, including reckless driving, failure to stop, and driving without a license.

Lloyd's career as a child actor crashed and burned after his appearance in Phantom Menace in 1999. His only other movie role was in 2000's Madison, which was released in 2005.


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