Three men were among those charged with driving while intoxicated in separate incidents over the holiday weekend in Orchard Park, according to town police:
• Robert Church, 54, of Orchard Park, would not stop for police and resisted arrest, causing injury to one officer late Friday night, police said.
Church was charged with driving while intoxicated as well as felony driving while intoxicated, because he has a prior conviction, police said. He also was charged with failing to signal a turn, resisting arrest and obstructing governmental administration in the second degree, police said.
Police said they tried to pull him over on Southwestern Boulevard at 11:52 p.m. after they observed that he failed to signal a turn or stay in his lane. Church finally stopped his vehicle in the driveway of his home and subsequently failed field sobriety tests. He then fought with officers as he was being taken into custody, police said, resulting in a minor injury to one of the officers.
Church refused a breath test and was held for arraignment.
• Shawn Ring, 38, of Hamburg, was held for arraignment Sunday after he was arrested on alcohol-related charges for the third time, police said.
Ring’s blood-alcohol level was 0.16, twice the legal limit, police said. He failed field sobriety tests and was charged with driving while intoxicated, felony driving while intoxicated because he has a prior conviction, driving without a license, having an uninsured vehicle, and suspended registration, police said.
Ring was stopped at 4:10 a.m. Sunday on Sheldon Road after police observed the suspended registration.
• Michael Colley, 21, of Orchard Park, was charged with driving while intoxicated and aggravated driving while intoxicated, because his blood alcohol level was 0.18, more than twice the legal limit, police said. He also was charged with speeding, failure to keep right and failure to use headlights. Police said he was speeding at 4:35 a.m. Sunday on West Quaker Street.
Police caught up with Colley at his home, where they said he was argumentative. He was released on $250 bail and is due back in court in June.