Saturday, February 28, 2009

District Court Weekly DHR (3-02-09)

WEEKLY DEPARTMENT REPORT

(Period of February 20 - 26, 2009)


 

Department: Helena-West Helena District Court

Date:    March 2, 2009

Prepared by:    Linda Danley


 

SPECIFIC WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:

February 20, 2009 - 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., February 20, 2009 (9:00 A.M.) - Plea/Arraignment & Review Docket

    Total number of cases scheduled - 324

Thurs., February 26, 2009 (9:00 A.M.) - Bench Trials on Traffic Violations

    Total number of cases scheduled - 41

Thurs., February 26, 2009 (1:30 P.M.) - Bench Trials on Criminal Actions

    Total number of cases scheduled - 18


 

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Breakdown of Traffic and Criminal Actions

Resolved during the period of February 20 - 26, 2009


 

Jurisdiction: City of Helena-West Helena

Finding

Criminal

DWI

Juvenile

Ordinance

Traffic

Total

DM

1

1

   

2

G

36

   

91

127

NG

    

1

1

NP

21

 

1

1

11

34

WQ

1

    

1

TOTAL

59

1

1

1

103

165


 

Jurisdiction: City of West Helena-OLD

Finding

Criminal

Total

G

2

2

TOTAL

2

2


 

Jurisdiction: Phillips County

Finding

Criminal

Traffic

Total

G

9

32

41

NP

4

4

8

TOTAL

13

36

49


 

ALL JURISDICTIONS

Finding

Criminal

DWI

Juvenile

Ordinance

Traffic

Total

DM

1

1

   

2

G

47

   

123

170

NG

    

1

1

NP

25

 

1

1

15

42

WQ

1

    

1

TOTAL

74

1

1

1

139

216


 

KEY:

DM – Dismissed        NP – Nolle Prosequi

G – Guilty            WQ – Warrant Quashed

NG – Not Guilty    

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Jail Roster

(February 20 - 26, 2009)


 

Defendant

Docket #

Arrest

Date

Release/

Sent. Date

Disposition

Loomis, Shirley

TR-09-610

02/17/09

02/19/09

Plea of guilty. Ordered to pay $30.00.

Eaton, Kenneth

CR-08-4410

CR-08-4631

02/18/09

02/19/09

Plea of guilty to both charges. Probation set aside on CR-08-4410 and sentenced imposed. Sentenced to 10 days in jail with credit for 2 days served on CR-08-4631. Given a furlough until 02/26/09. Did not return to court on 02/26/09 and bench warrant was issued.


 


 

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FUTURE WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:

•Wed., March 4, 2009 (9:00 a.m.) – Civil & Small Claims Trials (Rescheduled 3/18/09)

•Thurs., March 5, 2009 (9:00 a.m.) - Bench Trials on Traffic Violations

•Thurs., March 5, 2009 (1:30 p.m.) - Bench Trials on Criminal Actions     

•Fri., March 6, 2009 (9:00 a.m.) - Plea/Arraignment

•Thurs., March 12, 2009 (9:00 a.m.) - Bench Trials on Traffic Violations

•Thurs., March 12, 2009 (1:30 p.m.) - Bench Trials on Criminal Actions     

•Fri., March 13, 2009 (9:00 a.m.) - Plea/Arraignment

•Wed., March 18, 2009 (9:00 a.m.) – Civil & Small Claims Trials

•Thurs., March 19, 2009 (9:00 a.m.) - Bench Trials on Traffic Violations

•Thurs., March 19, 2009 (1:30 p.m.) - Bench Trials on Criminal Actions     

•Fri., March 20, 2009 (9:00 a.m.) - Plea/Arraignment

Thurs., March 26, 2009 (9:00 a.m.) - Bench Trials on Traffic Violations

•Thurs., March 26, 2009 (1:30 p.m.) - Bench Trials on Criminal Actions     

•Fri., March 27, 2009 (9:00 a.m.) - Plea/Arraignment

•Thurs. & Fri., April 23 – 24, 2009 – District Court Judges & Clerk's Meeting

(Hot Springs, Arkansas) – NO COURT


 

FOLLOW-UP ACTIVITIES:

•    Enter dispositions into court database of cases brought before the court on February 27, 2009 (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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