Friday, March 6, 2009

District Court Weekly DHR (3-09-09)

WEEKLY DEPARTMENT REPORT

(Period of February 27 – March 5, 2009)

Department: Helena-West Helena District Court

Date:    March 9, 2009

Prepared by:    Linda Danley


 

SPECIFIC WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:

February 27, 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 27, 2009 (9:00 A.M.) - Plea/Arraignment & Review Docket

    Total number of cases scheduled - 303

Thurs., March 5, 2009 (9:00 A.M.) - Bench Trials on Traffic Violations

    Total number of cases scheduled - 41

Thurs., March 5, 2009 (1:30 P.M.) - Bench Trials on Criminal Actions

    Total number of cases scheduled - 78

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Breakdown of Traffic and Criminal Actions

Resolved during the period of February 27 – March 5, 2009

Jurisdiction: City of Helena-West Helena

Finding

Criminal

Juvenile

Traffic

Total

BF

2

2

27

31

DM

33

 

20

53

G

24

2

38

64

NP

1

 

3

4

PRB

  

1

1

TF

8

  

8

WR

2

  

2

TOTAL

70

4

89

163


 

Jurisdiction: City of West Helena-OLD

Finding

Criminal

Juvenile

Traffic

Total

DM

1

 

1

2

G

 

1

 

1

TOTAL

1

1

1

3


 

Jurisdiction: Game & Fish

Finding

Criminal

Total

BF

1

1

TOTAL

1

1


 

Jurisdiction: Phillips County

Finding

Criminal

DWI

Traffic

Total

BF

4

 

20

24

DM

2

1

5

8

G

20

 

5

25

TOTAL

26

1

30

57


 

ALL JURISDICTIONS

Finding

Criminal

DWI

Juvenile

Traffic

Total

BF

7

 

2

47

56

DM

36

1

 

26

63

G

44

 

3

43

90

NP

1

  

3

4

PRB

   

1

1

TF

8

   

8

WR

2

   

2

TOTAL

98

1

5

120

224


 

KEY:

BF – Bond Forfeit        PRB – Probation

DM – Dismissed        TF – Transferred

G – Guilty             WR – Warrant Recalled

NP – Nolle Prosequi

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Jail Roster

(February 27 – March 5, 2009)


 

Defendant

Docket #

Arrest

Date

Release/

Sent. Date

Status/

Disposition

     

Johnson, Cornell

CR-09-794

02/26/09

  

Mathews, Milton

CR-09-756

02/26/09

02/27/09

Plea of not guilty. Set for 3/5/09. Released O.R.

On 3/5/09, case continued until 3/12/09.

Nelson, Daron

CR-07-312

CR-07-2927

CR-07-2928

JV-06-95

03/03/09

03/05/09

Plea of guilty to all charges. Ordered to pay fines/cost totaling $1,615.00.


 

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FUTURE WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:

•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 March 6, 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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