Friday, April 3, 2009

District Court Weekly DHR (4-06-09)

WEEKLY DEPARTMENT REPORT

(Period of March 27 – April 2, 2009)


 

Department: Helena-West Helena District Court

Date:    April 6, 2009

Prepared by:    Linda Danley


 

SPECIFIC WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:

March 27 – April 2, 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., March 27, 2009 (9:00 A.M.) - Plea/Arraignment & Review Docket

    Total number of cases scheduled – 378


 

Wed., April 1, 2009 – Civil and Small Claims Trials

    Total number of cases scheduled – 4 civil claims


 

Thurs., April 2, 2009 (9:00 A.M.) - Bench Trials on Traffic Violations

    Total number of cases scheduled – 49


 

Thurs., April 2, 2009 (1:30 P.M.) - Bench Trials on Criminal Actions

    Total number of cases scheduled - 62

---------------------------------------------------------------

Breakdown of Traffic and Criminal Actions

Resolved during the period of March 27 – April 2, 2009


 

Jurisdiction: City of Helena-West Helena

Finding 

Criminal 

Juvenile 

Traffic 

Total 

DM 

5 

1 

1 

7 

G 

43 

 

81 

124 

NP 

3 

 

8

11 

PRB 

2 

  

2 

TOTAL 

53 

1 

90

144 


 


 

Jurisdiction: City of West Helena-OLD

Finding 

Traffic 

Total 

G 

1

1

TOTAL

1

1


 


 

Jurisdiction: Highway Police "Z" Tickets

Finding 

Traffic 

Total 

G 

2 

2 

TOTAL 

2 

2 


 


 

Jurisdiction: Phillips County

Finding

Criminal 

Traffic 

Total 

BF 

 

1 

1 

DM 

 

1 

1 

G 

7 

36 

43 

NP 

10 

2 

12 

TOTAL 

17 

40 

57 


 


 

ALL JURISDICTIONS

Finding 

Criminal

Juvenile 

Traffic 

Total 

BF 

  

1 

1 

DM 

5 

1 

2 

8 

G 

50 

 

120 

170 

NP 

13 

 

10 

23 

PRB 

2 

  

2 

TOTAL 

70 

1 

133 

204 


 


 

KEY:

BF – Bond Forfeit            NP – Nolle Prosequi

DM – Dismissed            PRB – Probation

G – Guilty


 

-------------------------------------------------------------------------

Jail Roster

(March 27 – April 2, 2009)


 

Defendant

Docket #

Arrest

Date 

Release/

Sent. Date 

Status/Disposition

Butler, Antonio 

CR-09-1133

CR-09-244

TR-09-136

CR-08-3189

TR-07-1139

TR-07-1142

CR-07-3669

CR-07-3670 

03/22/09 

03/27/09

Plea of not guilty to CR-07-3669, CR-07-3670, CR-08-3189. Trial set for 04/02/09.


 

Plea of guilty to all remaining charges. Ordered to serve out fines+cost ($530) consecutively in jail. Pending charges in MS to take precedence over these matters.

Davis, Lakeshia

CR-07-2606

CR-07-2751

CR-08-2591

CR-08-2592

CR-08-3712

CR-08-3713

CR-08-3714

CR-08-3715

03/16/09

03/27/09

Plea of guilty to all charges.

Sentenced to 6 months supervised probation on CR-07-2606; ordered to get treatment at a custodial treatment facility; random drug testing; drug & alcohol counseling; and participate in G.E.D. program, job training and parenting class.


 

Sentenced to 30 days in jail consecutively; jail time suspended per 12 months probation on remaining charges.

Sheard, Erma

CR-08-1823

TR-08-4024

TR-08-4025

TR-08-4026

CR-08-4892

CR-08-4893

CR-08-4894

CR-09-728

CR-09-729

03/20/09

 

Plea of not guilty to CR-09-728 and CR-09-729. Trial set for 4/09/09.


 

Plea of guilty to all remaining charges. Sentenced to 10 days in jail for back fines and serve out fines+cost in jail thereafter totaling ($1,615.00).

Williams, Sandy III 

CR-09-106 

In jail on other charges.

03/27/09 

Plea of guilty. Sentenced to 90 days in jail.

Winford, Armond

TR-07-2079

CR-07-2850

Served while in jail on other charges.

03/27/09

Plea of guilty to both charges. Ordered to pay fines+cost totaling $335.


 

-------------------------------------------------------------------------


 

FUTURE WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:

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

• Thurs., April 9, 2009 (1:30 p.m.) - Bench Trials on Criminal Actions     

• Fri., April 10, 2009 (9:00 a.m.) – Office Closed (Good Friday Holiday) – NO COURT

• Wed., April 15, 2009 (9:00 a.m.) – Civil and Small Claims Trials

• Thurs., April 16, 2009 (9:00 a.m.) - Bench Trials on Traffic Violations

• Thurs., April 16, 2009 (1:30 p.m.) - Bench Trials on Criminal Actions     

• Fri., April 17, 2009 (9:00 a.m.) - Plea/Arraignment

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

(Hot Springs, Arkansas) – NO COURT

• Thurs., April 30, 2009 (9:00 a.m.) - Bench Trials on Traffic Violations

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


 


 

FOLLOW-UP ACTIVITIES:

•    Enter dispositions into court database of cases brought before the court on April 3, 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:

•    Security during sessions of court, specifically Bench Trial on Thursdays and Plea/Arraignment on Fridays.

    

•    Training of dispatch personnel on use of Virtual Justice (court software).


 

    

No comments: