Friday, June 5, 2009

District Court Weekly DHR (6-08-09)

WEEKLY DEPARTMENT REPORT

(Period of May 29 – June 4, 2009)


 

Department: Helena-West Helena District Court

Date:    June 8, 2009

Prepared by:    Linda Danley


 

SPECIFIC WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:

May 29 – June 4, 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., June 4, 2009 (9:00 A.M.) - Plea/Arraignment & Review Docket

    Total number of cases scheduled – 166

Wed., June 3, 2009 – Civil & Small Claims Trials/Hearings

    Total number of cases scheduled – 5 civil; 1 small claims

Thurs., June 4, 2009 (9:00 A.M.) - Bench Trials on Traffic Violations

    Total number of cases scheduled - 21

Thurs., June 4, 2009 (1:30 P.M.) – Bench Trials on Criminal Actions

    Total number of cases scheduled – 22


 

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Breakdown of Traffic and Criminal Actions

Resolved during the period of May 29 – June 4, 2009

Jurisdiction: City of Helena-West Helena

Finding 

Criminal 

Juvenile

Traffic 

Total 

BF

  

1

1

DM

3

 

2

5

G

27

2

29

58

NG

3

  

3

NP

14

 

3

17

TOTAL

47

2

35

84


 

Jurisdiction: City of West Helena-OLD

Finding 

Criminal 

Total 

G

1

1

TOTAL 

1

1


 

Jurisdiction: Phillips County

Finding

Criminal

Traffic

Total

DM

 

1

1

G

5

12

17

NP

3

3

6

TOTAL

8

16

24


 

ALL JURISDICTIONS

Finding

Criminal

Juvenile

Traffic

Total

BF

  

1

1

DM

3

 

3

6

G

33

2

41

76

NG

3

  

3

NP

17

 

6

23

TOTAL

56

2

51

109


 

KEY:

BF – Bond Forfeiture            NG – Not Guilty

DM – Dismissed            NP – Nolle Prosequi

G - Guilty

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Jail Roster

(May 29 – June 4, 2009)

Defendant 

Case # 

Arrest

Date 

Release/

Sent. Date 

Disposition 

Coleman, Freddie Lee 

CR-06-1420

CR-06-2507

CR-06-2564 

05/24/09 

05/29/09 

Plea of guilty to all charges. Fines are to remain in effect on CR-06-1420; however probation revoked.


 

Ordered to pay fines+cost totaling $410.00.

Golston, Starr

CR-09-1982 

05/26/09

05/29/09

Plea of guilty. Ordered to pay fines+cost totaling $305.00. Also sentenced to 6 months supervised probation; theft workshop; drug testing at defendant's expense; and drug and alcohol counseling.

Jarmusch, Adam

CR-09-1987

05/22/09

05/29/09

Plea of guilty. Ordered to pay fines+cost totaling $305.00. Weapon was ordered held 31 days and destroyed in accordance with law.

Johnson, Miguel C.

CR-08-936

CR-09-980

CR-09-982 

Served while in jail on other charges

 

Case continued until 6/11/09. Being held on felony charges.

Kelly, James E.

CR-07-3603

TR-07-2677 

05/26/09

05/29/09

Plea of guilty to both charges. Ordered to pay fines+cost totaling $585.00.

Robinson, Ervin

CR-06-1947

CR-06-1948

TR-06-1931

CR-06-2542

CR-06-2543

CR-06-2545

CR-07-616

CR-07-617

CR-07-618

CR-06-620

CR-07-622

CR-07-623 

05/26/09

05/29/09

Plea of not guilty. Trial set for 07/02/09. Released on cash bond of $2,000.00.

Swopes, Edward G. Jr.

CR-08-3015

CR-09-328

CR-09-329

CR-09-330 

05/23/09

05/29/09

Plea of guilty to all charges. Ordered to pay fines+cost totaling $1,320.00 and sentenced to 12 months supervised probation. (Conditions: good behavior; domestic violence workshop; drug testing at defendant's expenses; no contact with complaining party; drug and alcohol counseling.)

White, Derrick

CR-09-272

CR-09-393

Served while in jail on other charges.

06/04/09

Charges nolle prosequi. Plea bargain. Felony problem. Defendant's motion to get credit for time served on fines granted.


 

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FUTURE WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:

• Fri., June 5, 2009 (9:00 a.m.) - Plea/Arraignment

• Thurs., June 11, 2009 (9:00 a.m.) - Bench Trials on Traffic Violations

• Thurs., June 11, 2009 (1:30 p.m.) - Bench Trials on Criminal Actions     

• Fri., June 12, 2009 (9:00 a.m.) - Plea/Arraignment

• Wed., June 17, 2009 – Civil & Small Claims Trials

• Thurs., June 18, 2009 (9:00 a.m.) - Bench Trials on Traffic Violations

• Thurs., June 18, 2009 (1:30 p.m.) - Bench Trials on Criminal Actions     

• Fri., June 19, 2009 (9:00 a.m.) - Plea/Arraignment

• Thurs., June 25, 2009 (9:00 a.m.) - Bench Trials on Traffic Violations

• Thurs., June 25, 2009 (1:30 p.m.) - Bench Trials on Criminal Actions     

• Fri., June 26, 2009 (9:00 a.m.) - Plea/Arraignment

• Wed., July 1, 2009 – Civil & Small Claims Trials

• Thurs., July 2, 2009 (9:00 a.m.) - Bench Trials on Traffic Violations

• Thurs., June 2, 2009 (1:30 p.m.) - Bench Trials on Criminal Actions     

• Fri., July 3, 2009 (9:00 a.m.) - No Court. July 4th Holiday.


 

FOLLOW-UP ACTIVITIES:

•    Enter dispositions into court database of cases brought before the court on June 5, 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 for dispatch personnel on use of Virtual Justice (court software).

•    Anti-virus protection for computers. (Virus protection recently expired.)


 

    

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