WALTHAM, Mass. (KBCWtv) — The actor best known for his role as “Luke Duke” in the hit 80’s series “The Dukes of Hazzard” is looking at indecent assault & battery and drug charges in Waltham, Massachusetts.
The actor was set to open Thursday night in the musical production of 42nd Street at the Reagle Music Theatre based in Waltham.READ MORE: Serinda Swan On Her Character Dr. Jenny Cooper In The CW's 'Coroner': 'The Humanity Seen In Jenny Is Really Resonating With People'
TMZ reports the indecent assault charge stems from a woman connected to the show’s production, where Wopat allegedly put his hands down her pants. After actively searching for the actor, police pulled over Wopat who was in his Ford Bronco and then placed him under arrest.
Law enforcement tells TMZ they found a “small baggie” of cocaine in Wopat’s possesion.READ MORE: Amy Smart On 'DC's Stargirl': 'It's Pure Entertainment'
According to the Middlesex district attorney’s office, the 65-year-old actor is to be arraigned at the Waltham District Court on Thursday.MORE NEWS: Penn Jillette On Looking Forward To Getting Back On Stage Post-COVID: 'I Love Doing Shows, It's Really Been My Whole Life'
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