NEW BEDFORD — New Bedford Police have arrested a Mattapoisett man after they say he was driving under the influence of drugs.

Evan Cooper, 23, of 10 Upland Way in Mattapoisett, faces charges of OUI drugs, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, and possession of heroin after his vehicle struck a parked car in the area of 271 Tarkiln Hill Road on Wednesday afternoon.

Cooper was determined to be under the influence of narcotics and was found in possession of heroin.

The incident was reported at 2:25 p.m.

--New Bedford Police

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