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Dukes of Hazzard star faces indecent assault and drug charges

John Schneider and Tom Wopat
John Schneider and Tom Wopat

The actor who played Luke Duke in the 1980s television show The Dukes Of Hazzard is facing indecent assault and battery and drug charges.

Tom Wopat, 65, is scheduled to be arraigned at Waltham District Court in Massachusetts, the Middlesex district attorney's office said.

Waltham police said they could not immediately release details on what led to the charges.

Wopat was scheduled to appear in a production of 42nd Street at the Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston, which is based in Waltham.

The show's opening night is on Thursday.