Two cases in central court

One defendant entered a guilty plea and another was bound in absentia during central court proceedings Wednesday before District Justice Glenn Carlson.

The following entered guilty plea:

Rachel Wright, Smethport, to one count of bad checks, amended to summary offense.

Robin Smith, Jamestown, N.Y., was held in absentia for charges of DUI: general impairment incapable of driving safely – third offense, DUI: highest rate of alcohol (BAC .16+) – third offense, disregard traffic lane, improper right turn, driving at safe speed, careless driving, and restriction on alcoholic beverages.