A Wisconsin Rapids man is being held in the Waupaca County jail on a 5000 dollar cash bond following his 7th drunk driving charge. 58 year old Michael D. Dayton made his initial appearance in Waupaca County Court Monday, following his arrest on Waupaca’s west side Saturday. Dayton also faces charges of operating while revoked, failure to install an ignition interlock device, and two counts of bail jumping. The criminal complaint alleges he failed field sobriety tests, with a blood sample taken at ThedaCare– Waupaca Hospital. Dayton has 6 prior OWI convictions, dating back to 1993. He faces up to 12 and a half years in prison if convicted on the latest charge. He is due back in court March 5th.