Friday, August 8, 2008

Court

WEEKLY DEPARTMENT REPORT

(Period of August 1 - 7, 2008)

 

Department: Helena-West Helena District Court

Date: August 8, 2008

Prepared by: Linda Danley

 

SPECIFIC WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:

Fri., August 1 - Thurs., Aug. 7, 2008 - Processed civil and small claims actions as received; input traffic violations and criminal actions into court database in preparation for arraignment; and prepared scheduled traffic violations and criminal actions for bench trial.

 

Tues., Aug. 5, 2008 - Interviews for Deputy District Court Clerk

 

Wed., Aug. 6, 2008 - Civil & Small Claims Trials

Total number of case scheduled - 10

 

Thurs., Aug. 7, 2008 (9:00 A.M.) - Bench Trial on Traffic Violations

Total number of cases scheduled - 62

 

Thurs., Aug. 7, 2008 (1:30 P.M.) - Bench Trial on Criminal Actions

Total number of cases scheduled - 52

 

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Breakdown of Traffic and Criminal Actions

Resolved During the Period of Aug. 1 - 7, 2008

 

Jurisdiction: City of Helena-West Helena

Finding

Criminal

DWI

Juvenile

Ordinance

Traffic

Total

BF

6

 

1

 

22

29

DM

34

 

4

1

18

57

G

55

2

 

1

21

79

NP

3

     

2

5

PRB

2

     

3

5

TOTAL

100

2

5

2

66

175

 
Jurisdiction: City of West Helena-OLD

Finding

Criminal

Total

G

1

1

TOTAL

1

1

 
Jurisdiction: Highway Police "Z" Tickets

Finding

Traffic

Total

BF

3

3

DM

2

2

G

1

1

TOTAL

6

6

 
Jurisdiction: Phillips County

Finding

Criminal

DWI

Juvenile

Traffic

Total

BF

     

16

16

DM

7

 

1

13

21

G

7

1

 

13

21

NP

12

     

12

PRB

     

7

7

TF

   

2

 

2

TOTAL

26

1

3

49

79

 
ALL JURISDICTIONS

Finding

Criminal

DWI

Juvenile

Ordinance

Traffic

Total

BF

6

 

1

 

41

48

DM

41

 

5

1

33

8

G

63

3

 

1

35

102

NP

15

     

2

17

PRB

2

     

10

12

TF

   

2

   

2

TOTAL

127

3

8

2

121

261

 
KEY:
BF - Bond Forfeit              NP - Nol Prossed
DM - Dismissed                 PRB - Probation
G - Guilty                        TF - Transferred
 

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JAIL ROSTER

 

Defendant

Docket #

Arrest

Date

Release/

Sent. Date

Status/

Disposition

Allen, Shirley

CR-08-859

CR-08-1006

CR-08-1047

CR-08-1048

08/06/08

08/08/08

Plea of not guilty to CR-08-1006. Set for 08/28/08.

Plea of guilty to remaining charges. Sentenced to 1 year in jail on CR-08-859 and CR-08-1047. Sentenced to six months in jail on CR-08-1048.

Dent, Tajuan

CR-08-2823

08/04/08

 

Plea of not guilty. Set for 8/28/08.

Franklin, Dewayne

CR-08-2815

08/04/08

 

Plea of not guilty. Set for 8/28/08.

Henry, Natasha

TR-08-991

TR-08-992

TR-08-993

CR-08-1071

CR-08-1072

CR-08-1073

CR-08-1353

CR-08-1354

TR-08-1434

TR-08-1435

CR-08-1421

CR-08-1422

CR-08-1423

CR-08-1424

08/0708

08/08/08

Plea of not guilty to TR-08-991, CR-08-1353, CR-08-1354, and TR-08-1435. Cases set for 9/04/08.

Plea of guilty to all remaining charges. Ordered to pay fines+costs in TR-08-992, TR-08-993, CR-08-1071, and CR-08-1421. Sentenced to 90 days consecutively in jail, and 1 year probation in TR-08-992 and TR-08-1434. Sentenced merged with CR-08-1071 on all remaining charges.

Hicks, George

CR-08-762

08/06/08

 

Plea of not guilty. Set for 9/04/08.

Jackson, Richard

TR-08-2433

08/05/08

08/08/08

Plea of guilty. Ordered to pay fines+cost.

Johnson, Cornell

CR-08-2884

08/06/08

Plea of not guilty. Set for 9/04/08.

Langston, Barbara

CR-05-2225

08/08/08

08/08/08

Plea of guilty to all charges. Ordered to pay fines+cost.

Otey, Willie

CR-06-2246

CR-06-3005

08/06/08

08/08/08

Plea of not guilty. Set for 8/28/08. Released to Louis Etoch.

Phiffer, Charley

CR-08-2887

CR-08-2888

08/06/08

08/07/08

Bond out before court date. Cases set for plea on 08/22/08.

Schwartz, Antonio

 

 

 

 

CR-08-86

CR-08-87

CR-08-88

CR-08-89

CR-08-90

CR-08-91

CR-08-2817

08/06/08

08/08/08

Plea of guilty to all charges. Ordered to pay fines+cost on CR-08-87, CR-08-88, CR-08-90, and CR-08-91. Sentenced to 1 year supervised probation on remaining charges.

Taylor, Lee K

CR-08-2886

08/08/08

08/08/08

Plea of not guilty. Case set for 9/04/08. Released O.R.

Wilson, Johnny

 

06/02/08

 

Arrested by D. Cox.

Womack, Janice

CR-07-2307

CR-07-2682

08/08/08

08/08/08

Plea of guilty to all charges. Ordered to pay fines+cost.

 

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FUTURE WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:
• Thurs., August 14, 2008 (9:00 a.m.) Bench Trials on Traffic Violations
• Thurs., August 14, 2008 (1:30 p.m.) Bench Trials on Criminal Actions
• No court on August 15, 2008 - District Court Clerks Meeting (Fayetteville, AR)
• No court on September 18 - 19, 2008
• No court on September 25 - 26, 2008 - District Court Judges Conference.
 
FOLLOW-UP ACTIVITIES:
• Enter dispositions into court database of cases brought before the court on Fri., August 8, 2008 (Plea Day) until completed.
• Process civil and small claims actions as they are received.
• Input new citations and criminal actions as they are received from the Records Department into database in preparation for court.
• Prepare pending actions for trial.
 
STAFF CONCERNS/ISSUES:
• Server for the court database system.
• Additional staff; either part-time or full-time.
• Replace or repair air conditioner in court room.





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