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Loris man charged with carjacking

A Loris man was indicted on carjacking charges in connection with an incident that occurred in April, according to court documents.

Joey Lavon Floyd, 25, was indicted by an Horry County grand jury for carjacking, according to the indictments. The indictment charges that Floyd took a 1999 GMC from a man on April 5.

Myrtle Beach police arrested Floyd in June and charged him with being a fugitive after officers stopped a vehicle he was driving for a noise and seatbelt violation, according to authorities.

Floyd was stopped in the area of Mr. Joe White Avenue and Ocean Boulevard because there was no valid registration displayed on the vehicle, for a noise violation and because Floyd was not wearing a seatbelt, according to the report. Officers learned Floyd was wanted by Horry County police on charges of carjacking and possession of a stolen vehicle.

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