On November 3, 2018, at approximately 6:30 p.m. State Police conducted a traffic stop on State Route 9N in the town of Black Brook on a Chevrolet Trailblazer, northbound on State Route 9N, for failure to stop for a stop sign, at the intersection with North Main Street.
The operator, Ernest B. Dockum, 48 of Jay, was subsequently arrested for DWI. He was found in possession of open containers of alcohol within the vehicle as well as approximately 9 grams of marijuana. Dockum’s blood alcohol content was determined to be 0.11%. He was charged with DWI and Unlawful Possession of Marihuana. Dockum was released on tickets returnable to the Black Brook Town Court.