Jonas Valanciunas was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol after being stopped in Wasaga Beach, Ont., after reportedly being spotted with open beer bottles while traveling through a drive-thru.

Valanciunas is charged with having greater than 80 milligrams of alcohol in 100 millilitres of blood and is to appear in court in nearby Collingwoodon April 22.

"I hold myself to a high standard and take my role as a member of the Toronto Raptors very seriously," Valanciunas said in a statement released by the team. "I apologize to the organization, my teammates, my family and my fans, and regret any negativity this incident has brought upon them."

Valanciunas is averaging 11 points and 8.6 rebounds in 76 games this season.