Friday, June 12, 2009

District Court Weekly DHR (6/15/09)

WEEKLY DEPARTMENT REPORT

(Period of June 5 -11, 2009)


 

Department: Helena-West Helena District Court

Date:    June 15, 2009

Prepared by:    Linda Danley


 

SPECIFIC WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:

June 5 - 11, 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 5, 2009 (9:00 A.M.) - Plea/Arraignment & Review Docket

    Total number of cases scheduled – 200

Thurs., June 11, 2009 (9:00 A.M.) - Bench Trials on Traffic Violations

    Total number of cases scheduled - 106

Thurs., June 11, 2009 (1:30 P.M.) – Bench Trials on Criminal Actions

    Total number of cases scheduled - 54

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Breakdown of Traffic and Criminal Actions

Resolved during the period of June 5 - 11, 2009


 

Jurisdiction: City of Helena-West Helena

Finding 

Criminal 

Juvenile

Traffic 

Total 

BF

  

1

1

DM

6

 

2

8

G

30

2

33

65

NP

6

1

10

17

PRB

  

4

4

TF

2

  

2

TOTAL

44

3

50

97


 

Jurisdiction: City of West Helena-OLD

Finding 

Criminal 

Traffic 

Total 

G 

1 

1 

2 

TOTAL 

1 

1 

2 


 

Jurisdiction: Phillips County

Finding 

Criminal 

Juvenile 

Traffic 

Total 

DM 

2 

2 

 

4 

G 

1 

1 

6 

8 

NP 

5 

 

7 

12 

TOTAL 

8 

3 

13 

24 


 

ALL JURISDICTIONS

Finding

Criminal

Juvenile

Traffic

Total

BF

  

1

1

DM

8

2

2

12

G

32

3

40

75

NP

11

1

17

29

PRB

  

4

4

TF

2

  

2

TOTAL

53

6

64

123


 

KEY:

BF – Bond Forfeiture            NP – Nolle Prosequi

DM – Dismissed            PRB – Probation

G – Guilty                TF - Transferred


 

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Jail Roster

(June 4 - 11, 2009)

Defendant 

Case # 

Arrest

Date 

Release/

Sent. Date 

Disposition 

Bennett, Mary

CR-09-2045

05/14/09

06/05/09

Plea of guilty. Sentenced to 22 days in jail with credit for time served.

Diamond, Curtis

CR-09-2065

CR-09-2066

06/01/09

06/11/09

Transferred to Circuit Court.

Harvey, Seneca

TR-09-909

TR-09-910

CR-09-976

CR-09-977

CR-09-1461

CR-09-1462

CR-09-1463

CR-09-1690

CR-09-1691

CR-09-1692

CR-09-2068

CR-09-2069

TR-09-2123

TR-09-2124

TR-09-2125

CR-09-2070

05/31/09

06/04/09

Appeared with counsel. Plea of not guilty. Trial set for 06/25/09.

Johnson, Miguel C. 

CR-08-936

CR-09-980

CR-09-982 

Served while in jail on other charges.

06/11/09

Plea of guilty to all charges. Sentenced to 30 days in jail with credit for time served. (To be given credit for 73 days in jail for backs fines.)

Seats, Willie

CR-08-3566

CR-08-3907

CR-08-4205

CR-08-4206

Served while in jail on other charges.

06/11/09

Plea of guilty to all charges. Sentenced to 90 days in jail with credit for 60 days served.

Spates, Curtis L. 

CR-09-2044 

05/18/09 

06/05/09 

Plea of guilty. Ordered to pay fines+cost totaling $205. Sentenced to 30 days in jail with credit for 21 days served and 4 months supervised probation. 

Thomas, Calvin

CR-09-1024

CR-09-1229

CR-09-1230

CR-09-1330

CR-09-1331

CR-09-1332

03/30/09

06/04/09

Plea of guilty to CR-09-1024, CR-09-1229, CR-09-1230. Sentenced to 60 days in jail with credit for time served. Ordered to stay out of Wal-Mart.


 

Remaining charges were dismissed.

Williams, Carl

CR-08-4137

CR-08-2548

CR-09-1490

CR-09-1491

CR-09-1492

CR-09-1742

CR-09-1743

CR-09-1744

CR-09-1745

CR-09-1746

CR-09-1747

06/01/09

06/11/09

Plea of guilty to CR-08-4137, CR-08-2548, CR-09-1490, CR-09-1491 and CR-09-1492. Sentenced to 34 days in jail with credit for time served.


 

Remaining charges were dismissed.


 

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FUTURE WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:

• 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 12, 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.


 

    

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