AN ALLEGED drunk driver was arrested at the weekend after he was stopped in his car in Prestwick.

Police were patrolling the area at Obree Avenue when they found the 42-year-old in an apparent state of intoxication at around 1am on Sunday, May 5.

He was asked to partake in a road side breath test which he failed. Officers then arrested him, conveyed him to Ayr Police Station where he was charged.

A report is being sent to Procurator Fiscal over the matter.