Buffalo man charged with DWI after driving erratically

Glen Caklins

A Buffalo man racked up a number of charges, including DWI, after driving erratically in Oswego County.

Police say they received a report from another driver that a vehicle was driving in an erratic manner on I-81 near the Tinker Tavern exit just before 11:00 a.m Monday.

The car was operated by Glen Caklins, 54, of Buffalo.

Police say they that after pulled Caklins over on SR 13, he slammed his door and sped off.

Caklins drove down SR 13, then headed north on SR 3. He was reportedly seen speeding past two vehicles on the left, over a double solid line.

Police say that as Caklins approached Clark Road, he slammed on his breaks and slid into the vehicle in front of him. The vehicle he hit, and several others, drove off the road. Caklinsâ?? vehicle turned sideways and slid into the southbound lane. The vehicle spun around and traveled in reverse between the other vehicles, and once clear, turned around and headed north on SR 3. Caklins continued driving to CR 3 where he slowed down and finally came to a stop.

Police say that once Calkins was out of the vehicle, he resisted arrest.

Calkins was arrested for driving while intoxicated; refusal to submit to a chemical test; failed to keep right; failure to obey the lawful command of a police officer; two counts of drove to left in no passing zone; unlawful fleeing of a police officer; reckless endangerment; and harassment.

Calkins was arraigned in the Town of Sandy Creek Court and remanded to the Oswego County Correctional Facility in lieu of $5,000 cash bail or $10,000 bail bond. He is scheduled to return to court on September 13.

The passenger in Calkinsâ?? vehicle, 53-year-old Edward Sudik, also from Buffalo, was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana.

A tin containing marijuana residue was found in Sudikâ??s vehicle during a failure to comply investigation. Sudik was arraigned before Town of Sandy Creek Court where he pled guilty and paid a fine.