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Man arrested for walking naked on Holden Beach


HOLDEN BEACH, NC (WWAY) -- Holden Beach Police say a man who walked on the beach naked last week blamed Mother Nature.

David Dewayne Depew, 41, is charged with indecent exposure.

Several people, Including children, pointed him out to an officer after seeing Depew walking around exposed.

Police say Depew told them he lost his shorts in the current. They say he appeared drunk and could not explain why he did not ask for help. Instead they say he "continually talked about how Mother Nature for the cause of his actions."

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This Takes

Hanging out at the Beach to an extreme!

Hey must have thought he was

Hey must have thought he was on Bird Island or Masonboro!!!

I wonder if Dick Lee is

I wonder if Dick Lee is still Bird Island's honorary mayor.


When I saw the news this AM, I was thinking 71 and suffering from Alzheimer or Dementia.

He must have been ridden hard too many time without being rubbed down before they put him back in his stall.

He looks 60.

He looks 60.

Honest Officer

I reckon it was those rip currents - you know, the ones that rip the suit right off of you?
Honest - I wouldn't lie.......