Monday, September 15, 2008

Court

WEEKLY DEPARTMENT REPORT

(Period of September 5 - September 11, 2008)

 

Department: Helena-West Helena District Court

Date: September 15, 2008

Prepared by: Linda Danley

 

 

SPECIFIC WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:

Sept. 5 - 11, 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.

 

Fri., Sept. 5, 2008 - Plea/Arraignment (9:00 A.M.)

Total number of cases scheduled - 305

 

Wed., Sept. 7, 2008 - Civil and Small Claims (Special Setting)

Total number of cases scheduled - 2

 

Thurs., Sept. 11, 2008 (9:00 A.M.) - Bench Trial on Traffic Violations

Total number of cases scheduled - 74

 

Thurs., Sept. 11, 2008 (1:30 P.M.) - Bench Trial on Criminal Actions

Total number of cases scheduled - 92

 

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Breakdown of Traffic and Criminal Actions

Resolved During the Period of Sept. 5 - 11, 2008

 

Jurisdiction: City of Helena-West Helena

Finding

Criminal

DWI

Juvenile

Traffic

Total

BF

1

   

10

11

DM

30

   

5

35

G

38

2

 

30

70

NG

2

     

2

NP

5

     

5

PRB

     

2

2

TF

   

1

 

1

TOTAL

76

2

1

47

126

 
 
Jurisdiction: City of West Helena - OLD

Finding

Juvenile

Total

DM

1

1

TOTAL

1

1

 
 
Jurisdiction: Highway Police "Z" Tickets

Finding

Traffic

Total

BF

1

1

TOTAL

1

1

 
 
Jurisdiction: Phillips County

Finding

Criminal

Juvenile

Traffic

Total

BF

 

1

6

7

DM

2

 

6

8

G

   

3

3

PRB

   

2

2

TOTAL

2

1

17

20

 
 
ALL JURISDICTIONS

Finding

Criminal

DWI

Juvenile

Traffic

Total

BF

1

 

1

17

19

DM

32

 

1

11

44

G

38

2

 

33

73

NG

2

     

2

NP

5

     

5

PRB

     

4

4

TF

   

1

 

1

TOTAL

78

2

3

65

148

 
KEY:

BF - Bond Forfeit

NP - Nol Prossed

DM - Dismissed

PRB - Probation

G - Guilty

TF - Transferred

NG - Not Guilty

 
 

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JAIL ROSTER

(September 5 - 11, 2008)

 

Defendant

Docket #

Arrest

Date

Release/

Sent. Date

Status/

Disposition

Davis, Russell

CR-08-3345

CR-06-2640

09/03/08

09/05/08

Plea of not guilty. Set for trial on 10/02/08. Released O.R.

Diamond, Curtis

CR-08-734

CR-08-735

CR-08-1803

CR-08-2746

CR-08-2765

CR-08-2766

08/20/08

09/11/08

Plea of guilty to all charges. Sentenced to 6 days in jail with jail time suspended in CR-08-734; 30 days in jail with jail time suspended in CR-08-735; and 6 days in jail with jail time suspended in CR-08-2746.

 

Ordered to pay back fines+cost ($405) in CR-08-1803.

 

Remaining charges were dismissed.

Edmond, Antoin

TR-07-2793

CR-07-3742

CR-07-3743

CR-08-544

CR-08-545

CR-08-546

CR-08-2033

CR-08-2034

CR-08-2035

09/04/08

09/11/08

Plead guilty in TR-07-2793, ordered to pay fines+cost ($280). Given credit for 2 days served in jail.

 

CR-08-2033, CR-08-2034 and CR-08-2035 nolle prosequi. To pay $300.00 probation fee.

 

CR-07-3742, CR-07-3743, CR-08-544,CR-08-545 and

CR-08-546 were dismissed.

Hoskins, Patricia

CR-06-1786

CR-06-1787

CR-06-1788

CR-06-1789

CR-06-1790

CR-06-1908

CR-06-2338

CR-07-1700

CR-07-1961

CR-07-1962

 

CR-07-3649

thru

CR-07-3658

 

CR-08-538

TR-08-854

CR-08-1088

CR-08-1189

 

CR-08-1191

thru

CR-08-1210

 

CR-08-3234

thru

CR-08-3253

 

CR-08-3259

thru

CR-08-3282

09/09/08

09/11/08

Plea of guilty to CR-06-1786, CR-06-1787, CR-06-1788, CR-06-1789, CR-06-1790, CR-06-1908, and CR-06-2338. Ordered to pay court cost & restitution totaling $1,048.61.

 

Plea of no contest in CR-07-1700, CR-07-1961, and

CR-07-1962. Ordered to have no contact with complaining party.

 

Plea of not contest in CR-07-3649, TR-08-854, and CR-08-538. Ordered to pay fines+ cost ($205) in CR-07-3649 and $30 in TR-08-854.

Ordered to stay out of Wal-Mart in CR-08-538.

 

All remaining charges were dismissed.

Johnson, Cornell

CR-08-2884

08/06/08

09/11/08

Plea of not guilty. Found guilty. Given credit for time served (37 days). Ordered to stay out of Wal-Mart.

Miller, Patrick

CR-08-3348

09/04/08

09/05/08

Plea of not guilty. Released O.R. Set for trial on 10/02/08.

Newman, Cleve

CR-08-1535

TR-08-2409

CR-08-2929

08/30/08

09/05/08

Plea of guilty to all charges.

Ordered to pay back fines+cost totaling $760.00 in CR-08-1535. Ordered to pay fines+cost ($480) in TR-08-2408; plus given credit for 7 days served in jail. Sentenced to six months supervised probation in CR-08-2929.

Robinson, Jackie

DWI-08-65

TR-08-2749

TR-08-2750

TR-08-2751

TR-08-2752

CR-08-3296

08/30/08

09/05/08

Plea of not guilty to all charges. Set for trial on 10/16/08.

Williams, Freda

TR-08-273

CR-08-836

CR-08-925

CR-08-395

CR-08-1941

CR-07-3580

CR-07-3579

CR-07-2607

CR-06-3006

CR-06-2589

 

 

08/17/08

09/11/08

Plea of guilty to CR-06-3006, CR-07-2607 and CR-08-836. Sentenced to 150 days in jail with 30 days suspended in CR-06-3006, and sentenced to 10 days to run concurrent in both CR-07-2607 and CR-08-836.

 

Plea of guilty in CR-08-925. Ordered to serve out back fines in jail ($405.00) (to run concurrent).

 

All remaining charges either merged with CR-07-2697 for sentencing or dismissed.

 

 

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FUTURE WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:
•Wed., Sept. 17, 2008 (9:00 a.m.) - Civil & Small Claims Trials
•Thurs., Sept. 18 and Fri., Sept. 19, 2008 - No court (City Attorney out attending meetings)
•Thurs., Sept. 25 and Fri., Sept. 26, 2008 - No court (District Court Judge's meeting)
•Fri., Nov. 21, 2008 - No court. (District Court Clerk's meeting - Eureka Springs, AR)
•Thurs., Nov. 27 and Fri., Nov. 28,2008 - No court (Thanksgiving Holiday)
 
 
FOLLOW-UP ACTIVITIES:
• Enter dispositions into court database of cases brought before the court on Fri., Sept. 12, 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.





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