On April 23, 2020, at approximately 5:57 p.m. State Police conducted a traffic stop on State Route 30 in the town of Tupper Lake, for a vehicle traveling north at 76 mph in a 55 mph area.
The operator, 32-year-old Nicholas E. Harwood by of Corinth, NY, was subsequently placed under arrest for Driving While Intoxicated. His blood alcohol content was determined to be 0.15%. He was also found to have been convicted previously of DWI in the preceding ten years. Harwood was charged with Felony DWI and released with an appearance ticket returnable to the Tupper Lake Town Court.