New Bern police: Partially clothed man in car at park charged with drug offenses

NEW BERN, N.C. (WITN) -New Bern police say a man they describe as being partially clothed and sitting in his vehicle near Jack’s Island, has been arrested on drug charges.

Around 1:45 p.m. Wednesday officers were patrolling the area of Lawson Creek Park when they made contact with 42-year-old Christopher Hopkins.

A search of the vehicle turned up cocaine and drug paraphernalia.

Hopkins is charged with felony possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia.

He was taken to the Craven County Magistrate’s Office and placed under a $3,000 secured bond.