Man arrested after jumping into Cape Fear River

Michael Graham (Photo: WPD)

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) – Wilmington police responded to a call about a clearly intoxicated individual jumping naked into the Cape Fear River by Water Street and Market.

Around 11 a.m. Saturday police found 56-year-old Michael Graham in the water, clinging to the dock. EMS and Fire responders were able to get him out safely.

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Graham was arrested and charged with Public Consumption, Disorderly Conduct and Indecent Exposure. He was given a $1,000 bond.

Police say Graham was not arrested immediately after the river incident, but was given a citation. He was arrested later that day when police were called out to the area again in reference to his drunk and disorderly conduct.