Friday, April 10, 2009

District Court Weekly DHR (4-12-09)

WEEKLY DEPARTMENT REPORT

(Period of April 3 - 9, 2009)


 

Department: Helena-West Helena District Court

Date:    April 12, 2009

Prepared by:    Linda Danley


 

SPECIFIC WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:

April 3 - 9, 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., April 3, 2009 (9:00 A.M.) - Plea/Arraignment & Review Docket

    Total number of cases scheduled – 203


 

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

    Total number of cases scheduled – 93


 

Thurs., April 9, 2009 (1:30 P.M.) - Bench Trials on Criminal Actions

    Total number of cases scheduled - 67

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Breakdown of Traffic and Criminal Actions

Resolved during the period of April 3 - 9, 2009


 

Jurisdiction: City of Helena-West Helena

Finding 

Criminal 

Traffic 

Total 

DM 

8 

6 

14 

G 

74

35 

109 

NP 

15 

16 

31 

PRB 

1 

5 

6 

TOTAL 

98 

62 

160 


 


 

Jurisdiction: City of West Helena-OLD

Finding 

Criminal 

Traffic 

Total 

DM 

 

1 

1 

G 

1 

1 

2 

TOTAL 

1 

2 

3 


 


 

Jurisdiction: Highway Police "Z" Tickets

Finding 

Criminal 

Traffic 

Total 

NP 

1 

1 

2 

TOTAL 

1 

1 

2 


 


 

Jurisdiction: Phillips County

Finding 

Criminal 

Traffic 

Total 

G 

8 

17 

25 

NP 

2 

6 

8 

PRB 

 

1 

1 

TOTAL 

10 

24 

34 


 


 

ALL JURISDICTIONS

Finding

Criminal

Traffic

Total

DM

8

7

15

G

83

53

136

NP

18

23

41

PRB

1

6

7

TOTAL

110

89

199


 

KEY:

DM – Dismissed        NP – Nolle Prosequi

G – Guilty            PRB – Probation


 

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Jail Roster

(April 3 - 9, 2009)


 

Defendant

Docket #

Arrest

Date 

Release/

Sent. Date 

Status/Disposition

Carter, Terrell 

TR-06-888

CR-07-2647

TR-08-4275

CR-08-4982 

03/28/09

04/03/09

Plea of guilty to all charges. Ordered to pay fines+cost totaling $990 and sentenced to 180 days in jail. Also to serve out fines+cost previously ordered ($380) on TR-06-888.

Davis, Michael 

CR-08-3822

CR-09-257

CR-09-1212

CR-09-1213 

04/01/09

04/03/09

Plea of guilty to all charges. Rescheduled for sentencing on CR-08-3822 on 6/05/09. Sentenced to 1 year supervised probation with monitoring of felony charge on CR-09-257. Remaining charges nolle prosequi.

Ferrer, Brandon

TR-08-4252

TR-08-4253

TR-08-4254

CR-09-365

CR-09-628

CR-09-629

CR-09-630

03/30/09

In jail on pending felony charges. 

04/03/09

Plea of guilty to all charges. Ordered to pay fines+cost totaling $1,045.00; sentenced to 100 days in jail; and to serve out back fines after serving jail sentence.

Ford, Cleveland 

CR-08-3074

CR-08-3075

CR-08-4927

CR-08-4928 

03/28/09

04/03/09

Plea of guilty to all charges. Ordered to pay fines+cost totaling $565.00 and sentenced to 60 days in jail.

Johnson, Cornell  

CR-09-1256

CR-09-1255

CR-09-1025

CR-09-1221 

04/02/09

04/03/09

Plea of guilty to all charges. Ordered to pay fines+cost totaling $1,220.00 and sentenced to 180 days in jail.

Mooney, Garfield 

CR-09-1254

CR-09-1253 

04/01/09

04/03/09

Plea of guilty to both charges. Ordered to pay fines+cost totaling $410.00 and sentenced to 1 year of supervised probation.

Sheard, Erma

CR-09-728

CR-09-729

03/20/09

04/09/09

Plea of not guilty. Defendant found guilty and ordered to have no further contact with the complaining party.


 

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FUTURE WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:

• 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:

•    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:

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


 

    

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