Man Arrested in Connection to Carjacking in Lake City

Authorities are also investigating an apparent carjacking that happened nearby shortly after Stewart died. Jermaine Roberson of Olanta has been charged with first-degree assault and battery, carjacking, failure to stop for a blue light and kidnapping. The Florence County Sheriff’s Office said Roberson carjacked a vehicle and stated he was armed with a firearm before instructing the victim to drive and pushing them out of the vehicle. He is being held at the Florence County Detention Center. Investigators with sled are trying to find out if the carjacking is related to Stewart’s death.