SPARTA, NJ – A Netcong man who drove into a ditch is facing drunk driving charges.  On January 11 around 8:30 a.m. Officer Michael Poon found John Leonard, 32 had driven off the road at Andover Road and Kimberly Court, police said.

Leonard was slurring his words and unsteady on his feet.  Poon had him perform field sobriety tests and then took him to Newton Medical Center for observation, police said.

Leonard was charged with DWI, reckless driving and failure to keep right.  He was given a court date.