Friday, May 8, 2009

District Court Weekly DHR (5-11-09)

WEEKLY DEPARTMENT REPORT

(Period of May 1 - 7, 2009)


 

Department: Helena-West Helena District Court

Date:    May 11, 2009

Prepared by:    Linda Danley


 

SPECIFIC WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:

May 1 – 7, 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., May 1, 2009 (9:00 A.M.) - Plea/Arraignment & Review Docket

    Total number of cases scheduled – 461

Wed., May 6, 2009 (9:00 A.M.) – Civil & Small Claims

    Total number of cases scheduled – 14 civil actions

Thurs., May 7, 2009 (9:00 A.M.) - Bench Trials on Traffic Violations

    Total number of cases scheduled - 87

Thurs., May 7, 2009 (1:30 P.M.) – Bench Trials on Criminal Actions

    Total number of cases scheduled - 36

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Breakdown of Traffic and Criminal Actions

Resolved during the period of May 1 - 7, 2009

Jurisdiction: City of Helena-West Helena

Finding 

Criminal 

DWI 

Juvenile 

Traffic 

Total 

DM 

2 

1 

 

8 

11 

G 

27 

1 

3 

97 

128 

NG 

1 

   

1 

NP 

17 

 

2 

27 

46 

PRB 

  

3 

 

3 

WR 

4 

   

4 

TOTAL 

51 

2 

8 

132 

193 


 

Jurisdiction: Phillips County

Finding 

Criminal 

DWI 

Juvenile

Traffic 

Total 

DM 

 

1 

 

1 

2 

G 

 

2 

1 

30 

33 

NG 

   

1 

1 

NP 

3 

  

9 

12 

TOTAL 

3 

3 

1 

41 

48 


 

ALL JURISDICTIONS

Finding 

Criminal

DWI

Juvenile

Traffic

Total

DM

2

2

 

9

13

G

27

3

4

127

161

NG

1

  

1

2

NP

20

 

3

36

58

PRB

  

4

 

3

WR

4

   

4

TOTAL

54

5

9

173

241


 

KEY:

DM – Dismissed        NP – Nolle Prosequi

G – Guilty            PRB – Probation

NG – Not Guilty        WR – Warrant Recalled


 

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Jail Roster

(May 1 - 7, 2009)


 

Defendant 

Docket # 

Arrest

Date 

Release/

Sent. Date 

Disposition 

Young, Willie

CR-09-1468

CR-09-1469

CR-09-1470

04/22/09

05/01/09

Plea of guilty to all charges. Ordered to pay fines+cost totaling $615 and sentenced to 1 year in jail. Appeal bond set at $8,500 cash only.


 

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FUTURE WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:

• Fri., May 8, 2009 (9:00 a.m.) - Plea/Arraignment

• Thurs., May 14, 2009 (9:00 a.m.) - Bench Trials on Traffic Violations

• Thurs., May 14, 2009 (1:30 p.m.) - Bench Trials on Criminal Actions     

• Fri., May 15, 2009 (9:00 a.m.) - Plea/Arraignment

• Wed., May 20, 2009 (9:00 a.m.) – Civil and Small Claims Trials

• Thurs., May 21, 2009 (9:00 a.m.) - Bench Trials on Traffic Violations

• Thurs., May 21, 2009 (1:30 p.m.) - Bench Trials on Criminal Actions

• Fri., May 22, 2009 (9:00 a.m.) - Plea/Arraignment

• Mon., May 25, 2009 – Office Closed – Memorial Day

• Thurs., May 28, 2009 (9:00 a.m.) - Bench Trials on Traffic Violations

• Thurs., May 28, 2009 (1:30 p.m.) - Bench Trials on Criminal Actions     

• Fri., May 29, 2009 (9:00 a.m.) - Plea/Arraignment


 

FOLLOW-UP ACTIVITIES:

•    Enter dispositions into court database of cases brought before the court on May 8, 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:

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


 

    

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