Sunday, October 19, 2008

District Court Weekly DHR (10-17-08)

WEEKLY DEPARTMENT REPORT

(Period of October 10 - 16, 2008)

 

 

Department: Helena-West Helena District Court

Date: October 17, 2008

Prepared by: Linda Danley

 

SPECIFIC WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:

Oct. 10 - 16, 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., Oct. 10, 2008 - Plea/Arraignment (9:00 A.M.)

Total number of cases scheduled - 269

 

Wed., Oct. 15, 2008 - Civil and Small Claims

Total number of cases scheduled - 8

 

Thurs., Oct. 16, 2008 (9:00 A.M.) - Bench Trial on Traffic Violations

Total number of cases scheduled - 93

 

Thurs., Oct. 16, 2008 (1:30 P.M.) - Bench Trial on Criminal Actions

Total number of cases scheduled - 97

 

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Breakdown of Traffic and Criminal Actions

Resolved During the Period of Oct. 10 - 16, 2008

 

Jurisdiction: City of Helena-West Helena

Finding

Criminal

Juvenile

Ordinance

Traffic

Total

BF

     

13

13

DM

17

2

 

13

32

G

47

5

1

28

81

NP

14

     

14

PRB

   

1

1

2

TOTAL

78

7

2

55

142

 
Jurisdiction: City of West Helena - OLD

Finding

Criminal

Traffic

Total

DM

 

1

1

G

3

 

3

TOTAL

3

1

4

 
Jurisdiction: Highway Police "Z" Tickets

Finding

Traffic

Total

BF

3

3

TOTAL

3

3

 
Jurisdiction: Phillips County

Finding

Criminal

DWI

Traffic

Total

BF

   

5

5

DM

 

1

2

3

G

   

5

5

NG

   

1

1

NP

2

   

2

TOTAL

2

1

13

16

 
ALL JURISDICTIONS

Finding

Criminal

DWI

Juvenile

Ordinance

Traffic

Total

BF

       

21

21

DM

17

1

2

 

16

36

G

50

 

5

1

33

89

NG

       

1

1

NP

16

       

16

PRB

     

1

1

2

TOTAL

83

1

7

2

72

165

 
KEY:

BF - Bond Forfeit

NG - Not Guilty

DM - Dismissed

NP - Nolle Prosequi

G - Guilty

PRB - Probation


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JAIL ROSTER

(Period of October 10 - 16, 2008)

 

Defendant

Docket #

Arrest

Date

Release/

Sent. Date

Status/

Disposition

Baker, Vaughn

CR-07-2559

CR-07-3270

10/10/08

 

Plea of not guilty. Set for trial on 10/16/08. Reschedule for 10/23/08.

Boyd, James

CR-08-2753

CR-08-3764

CR-08-3765

09/17/08

10/16/08

Plea of not guilty. Trial on 10/16/08. Plead guilty at trial. Sentenced to 30 days to run concurrently in jail on each charged. Ordered to pay $50 public defender fee.

Davis, Elijah

CR-08-3628

CR-08-3668

CR-08-3669

09/28/08

10/16/08

Plea of not guilty. Trial on 10/16/08. Plead guilty at trial to CR-08-3688 and CR-08-3699. Given credit for 18 days in jail and placed on 6 months probation on both charges.

Also ordered to pay fines+cost ($405) on CR-08-3668. CR-08-3628 nolle prosequi.

Hawkins, Anthony

CR-08-3819

CR-08-3820

10/10/08

10/16/08

Plea of not guilty. Trial set for 10/16/08. Found guilty at trial. Sentenced to 30 days in jail to run concurrent with other charges on docket for that day. CR-08-3820 nolle prosequi.

Jefferson, Melvin

CR-07-3135

CR-07-3297

TR-08-1599

TR-08-1600

CR-08-1594

CR-08-1595

CR-08-1631

CR-08-1632

CR-08-2875

CR-08-2876

CR-08-2877

CR-08-2878

CR-08-2879

CR-08-2880

CR-08-2881

CR-08-2882

09/16/08

 

Plea of not guilty entered on 10/03/08. Cases set for 10/30/08.

Johnson, Cornell

CR-08-3695

09/29/08

10/10/08

Plea of guilty. Sentenced to 60 days in jail with credit for 12 days served.

Phiffer, Charley

CR-08-63

09/12/08

10/16/08

Plea of not guilty. Trial set on 10/16/08. Sentenced to 1 year probation. Ordered to have no contact with complaining party.

Pyron, Trinity

TR-08-2608

TR-08-2606

TR-08-2607

CR-08-3510

CR-08-3508

CR-08-3509

10/08/08

10/10/08

Plea of guilty. Ordered to pay fines+cost totaling $260 on TR-08-2608

TR-08-2606, and TR-08-2607. Sentenced to 3 days in jail with credit for 3 days served on CR-08-3510. CR-08-3508 and 3509 nolle prosequi.

Walker, Ricky

CR-08-2294

CR-08-2635

CR-08-2935

CR-08-2936

09/12/08

10/10/08

Plea of guilty. Ordered to pay fines+cost totaling $155 on CR-08-2294. Sentenced to 33 days in jail with credit for 30 served on CR-08-2635. CR-08-2935 and CR-08-2936 dismissed.

White, Derrick

CR-08-2952

CR-08-3457

CR-08-3787

CR-08-3788

10/06/08

10/16/08

Plea of guilty. Sentenced to 6 months of probation on CR-08-2952, CR-08-3787 and CR-08-3788. Also ordered to pay fines+cost totaling $405 on CR-08-3787. CR-08-3457 nolle prosequi.

 

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FUTURE WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:
•Thurs., October 23, 2008 (9:00 a.m.) Bench Trials on Traffic Violations
•Thurs., October 23, 2008 (1:30 p.m.) Bench Trials on Criminal Actions
•Fri., October 24, 2008 (9:00 a.m.) - Plea/Arraignment
•Thurs., Nov. 20 and 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., October 17, 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.
• One clerk currently out on sick leave.





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