On April 5, 2020, State Police arrested Brian G. Pugh, 56, of AuSable, following an investigation of an ATV accident reported at approximately 4:29 p.m. Pugh was riding near his residence when the ATV overturned and went into a ditch, ejecting Pugh. Pugh sustained pain to his torso and was treated at the University of Vermont Healthcare Network at the Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital in Plattsburgh. He was subsequently arrested and charged with DWI. The alcohol content of his blood is pending testing. Pugh was released with tickets returnable to the Town of AuSable Court.