A McKellar man is facing a court appearance as the West Parry Sound OPP make their 16th drunk driving arrest for 2019.

Police say at 1:00 am early Saturday morning while conducting a Reduce Impaired Drivers Everywhere spot check, they were approached by a car that was weaving and making jerking steering movements.

After stopping the vehicle, police determined the driver had been drinking.

Charged with impaired driving with over 80mg blood/alcohol is 42-year-old Derek Ridsdale.

Ridsdale’s car was also impounded for seven days.

He was released on a Promise to Appear and is scheduled for Parry Sound court May 2nd.

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