Friday, October 24, 2008

District Court Weekly DHR (10-24-08)


WEEKLY DEPARTMENT REPORT

(Period of October 17 - 23, 2008)

 

Department: Helena-West Helena District Court

Date: October 24, 2008

Prepared by: Linda Danley

 

SPECIFIC WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:

Oct. 17 - 23, 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. 17, 2008 - Plea/Arraignment (9:00 A.M.)

Total number of cases scheduled - 389

 

Thurs., Oct. 23, 2008 (9:00 A.M.) - Bench Trial on Traffic Violations

Total number of cases scheduled - 18

 

Thurs., Oct. 23, 2008 (1:30 P.M.) - Bench Trial on Criminal Actions

Total number of cases scheduled - 33

 

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Breakdown of Traffic and Criminal Actions

Resolved During the Period of Oct. 17 - 23, 2008

 

Jurisdiction: City of Helena-West Helena

Finding

Criminal

Juvenile

Traffic

Total

DM

8

 

1

9

G

37

 

66

103

NG

2

   

2

NP

9

1

18

28

TF

2

   

2

WR

2

   

2

TOTAL

60

1

85

146

 
Jurisdiction: Game & Fish

Finding

Juvenile

Total

G

2

2

TOTAL

2

2

 
Jurisdiction: Highway Police "Z" Tickets

Finding

Traffic

Total

G

3

3

NP

2

2

TOTAL

5

5

 
Jurisdiction: Phillips County

Finding

Criminal

Traffic

Total

DM

1

 

1

G

7

25

32

NP

7

8

15

TOTAL

15

33

48

 
ALL JURISDICTIONS

Finding

Criminal

Juvenile

Traffic

Total

DM

9

 

1

10

G

44

2

94

140

NG

2

   

2

NP

16

1

28

45

TF

2

   

2

WR

2

   

2

TOTAL

75

3

123

201

 
KEY:

DM - Dismissed

NP - Nolle Prosequi

G - Guilty

TF - Transferred

NG - Not Guilty

WR - Warrant Recalled

 


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JAIL ROSTER

(Period of October 17 - 23, 2008)

 

Defendant

Docket #

Arrest

Date

Release/

Sent. Date

Status/

Disposition

Baker, Vaughn

CR-07-2559

CR-07-3270

10/10/08

10/23/08

Trial on 10/23/08. Finding of guilty. Ordered to pay fines+cost totaling $410. Given credit for time served. Sentenced to probation for 1 year.

Hudson, Raymond Sr.

CR-07-2937

CR-07-3052

CR-08-922

10/14/08

10/17/08

Plea of guilty. Ordered to pay fines+cost totaling $205 and to serve out old fines+cost in jail.

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.

Porter, Lloyd Henry

CR-08-3895 CR-08-3896

10/11/08

10/17/08

Plea of guilty. Ordered to pay fines+cost totaling $510. Sentenced to 6 months probation.

Thompson, Alfonsa

CR-08-3994

CR-08-3995

CR-08-3998

10/22/08

 

Set for plea on 10/24/08.

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FUTURE WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:
•Thurs., October 30, 2008 (9:00 a.m.) Bench Trials on Traffic Violations
•Thurs., October 30, 2008 (1:30 p.m.) Bench Trials on Criminal Actions
•Fri., October 31, 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 24, 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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