Swift action by two Parry Sound residents has a Barrie man facing multiple charges.

West Parry Sound OPP responded to a call Saturday night at about 7:30 pm about a man attempting to steal a car on Great North Road.

When police got there, they found the suspected thief in the hands of two residents.

He was turned over to police who quickly placed the culprit under the arrest after determining he had actually driven the car and had been drinking.

Charged with driving while impaired by both drugs and more than 80mg blood/alcohol and car theft is 32-year-old Kirk Debassige.

It marks the 18th impaired driving arrest by the West Parry Sound OPP this year.