A Myrtle Beach man has been arrested on charges in connection with a woman being carjacked at her home last month, according to authorities.
Nasir El-Hajj Johnson, 19, was charged with possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime; kidnapping; carjacking; possession, concealing, sell or dispose of a stolen vehicle with a value of $5,000 or more; and assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature, according to jail records.
Johnson is being held at J. Reuben Long Detention Center on $30,000 bond on all charges except the possession of a stolen vehicle where bond was not set on that charge, according to jail records. Johnson was booked into the jail at 8:05 p.m. Wednesday.
It was unclear how police took Johnson into custody.
Myrtle Beach police charged Johnson in connection with a 61-year-old woman reporting that at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 26 in the 1000 block of Oak Drive a man armed with a knife took her car as she was cleaning it on her carport.
The victim said she was cleaning the interior of her 2000 Chevrolet Blazer when the man walked up behind her and asked for the keys of the vehicle while he held a knife toward her, according to the report. The victim said she struggled with the man for a brief moment and was cut on the hand.
The man got the keys of the vehicle and left, according to the report. Officers found it in the parking lot of Carolina Breeze Apartments at 100 Cedar St.