On July 13, 2021, at roughly 2:24 p.m., State Police responded to State Route 11 close to Dodds Highway within the city of Gouverneur for a report of a one-car crash. A 2008 Dodge Avenger operated by 35-year-old Michael D. Wells of Watertown, was touring southwest on State Route 11 when his car off the street on the northwest shoulder and struck a information rail. Wells was not injured. He was subsequently arrested for DWI. He was additionally present in possession of a amount of a managed substance. Wells’ blood alcohol content material was decided to be 0.09%. He was charged with DWI and Prison Possession of a Managed Substance 7th diploma and launched with look tickets for the City of Gouverneur Courtroom.