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Little Valley man pleads guilty to felony DWI

LITTLE VALLEY – A Little Valley man who posted a blood-alcohol level more than five times the legal limit when arrested for drunken driving on April 19, 2012, pleaded guilty in Cattaraugus County Court this week.

Kim W. Rohwer, 57, pleaded guilty to aggravated driving while intoxicated and aggravated unlicensed driving. Rohwer, currently being held in Cattaraugus County Jail after being recently extradited from Indiana, had posted a blood-alcohol reading of 0.41 percent, District Attorney Lori Pettit Rieman said.

Rohwer also had been convicted of aggravated driving while intoxicated in Little Valley in September 2011. He faces sentencing Feb. 24.

In other cases:

• A Bradford, Pa., man who was spared prison on his felony burglary conviction by Cattaraugus County Judge Ronald D. Ploetz was ordered to pay $10,154 restitution for his role in the break-in at a Town of Carrollton business last April 30.

Stephen J. Jones, 20, had been placed on five years’ probation on his guilty plea three months ago to charges of felony third-degree burglary and petit larceny. He was ordered to make the restitution while on probation or face prison.

• Bryant L. Galmer, 26, of Olean, was ordered to serve two years in state prison on his conviction as a predicate felon on felony drug sale and possession charges for drug sales in Olean last Jan. 12 and 28. Pettit Rieman said Galmer had received a 90-day jail term in Mayville in 2008 after being convicted of violation probation in a forged check case.

• Chelsey D. Cloud, 25, of Little Valley, was given three years’ probation and ordered to pay $2,750 in restitution on her Sept. 30 guilty plea to petit larceny for a shoplifting incident in the Town of Great Valley in November 2012.

• Joseph A. Pugh, 37, of Perrysburg, waived an indictment and pleaded guilty to a felony charge of criminal possession of marijuana and a charge of criminal obstruction of breathing connected to a fight in the Town of Perrysburg on Aug. 28. Pettit Rieman said Pugh had more than eight ounces of marijuana on him when arrested. He faces sentencing March 31.

• Curtis A. Ford, 22, of Olean, pleaded guilty to a felony charge of criminal sale of a controlled substance in the fourth degree for a street sale of hydrocodone in the City of Olean last March 28. He faces sentencing March 10.

• Leroy N. Parmenter, 50, of Little Valley, pleaded guilty to felony driving while intoxicated for his arrest in the Town of Mansfield last Jan. 13. The district attorney said he posted a blood-alcohol level y of 0.15 percent. He faces sentencing Feb. 24.


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