11/02/2014 04:45 EST | Updated 01/02/2015 05:59 EST

Alleged drunk driver stopped en route to Barrie gym

Barrie police say a male driver had a blood-alcohol level of nearly three times the legal limit when he was on his way to the gym.

According to a news release, police spotted a vehicle driving "erratically" on Lakeshore Drive at 8:30 a.m. Sunday.

Police allege that the driver did not stop for several blocks and his vehicle went through a red light, after the lights were activated on a police cruiser.

Police arrested the male for impaired driving and dangerous driving.