Police: Naked man arrested near federal courthouse


WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Wilmington Police arrested a man who was spotted naked on the steps of the federal courthouse.

It happened around 10:45 p.m. on Sunday.

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Police say two deputies and a police officer with the Downtown Task Force responded to a report of a person masturbating at the courthouse near the fountain.

Police say they checked the area and found James Pevia, 57, nude in an area nearby where two small children were playing.

Pevia is charged with indecent exposure.

He is in jail under a $10,000 bond.