Friday, August 28, 2009

District Court Weekly DHR (8-31-09)

WEEKLY DEPARTMENT REPORT

(Period of August 21 - 27, 2009)


 

Department: Helena-West Helena District Court

Date:    August 31, 2009

Prepared by:    Linda Danley


 

SPECIFIC WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:

August 21 - 27, 2009 - Processed civil and small claims actions as received; input traffic violations and criminal actions into court database in preparation for arraignment; prepared scheduled traffic violations and criminal actions for bench trial; processed warrants of arrest issued by the court; and reported dispositions to Arkansas Driver Control.

Fri., August 21, 2009 (9:00 A.M.) - Plea/Arraignment & Review Docket

    Total number of cases scheduled – 265

Thurs., August 27, 2009 (9:00 A.M.) - Bench Trials on Traffic Violations

    Total number of cases scheduled – 65

Thurs., August 27, 2009 (1:30 P.M.) – Bench Trials on Criminal Actions

    Total number of cases scheduled – 39


 

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Breakdown of Traffic and Criminal Actions

Resolved during the period of August 21 - 27, 2009


 

Jurisdiction: City of Helena-West Helena

Finding

Criminal

Juvenile

Traffic

Total

BF

  

11

11

DM

28

1

7

36

G

30

1

23

54

NG

1

 

1

2

NP

1

 

5

6

PRB

1

  

1

UA

1

  

1

WQ

1

  

1

TOTAL

63

2

47

112


 

Jurisdiction: City of West Helena-OLD

Finding 

Criminal 

Total 

TOTAL 


 

Jurisdiction: Phillips County

Finding 

Criminal 

Juvenile 

Traffic 

Total 

BF 

  

DM 

 

13 

15 

TOTAL 

27 

33 


 

ALL JURISDICTIONS

Finding 

Criminal 

Juvenile 

Traffic 

Total 

BF 

  

20 

20 

DM 

30 

20 

51 

34 

28 

64 

NG 

 

NP 

 

PRB 

  

UA 

  

WQ 

  

TOTAL 

69 

74 

146 


 

KEY:

BF – Bond Forfeit        NP – Nolle Prosequi

DM – Dismissed        PRB – Probation

G – Guilty            UA – Under Advisement

NG – Not Guilty        WQ – Warrant Quashed

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Jail Roster

(August 21 - 27, 2009)


 

Defendant 

Case # 

Arrest

Date 

Release/

Sent. Date 

Disposition 

Bolden, Preston 

JV-08-150

CR-08-4974

CR-09-3407 

08/15/09 

08/27/09

Plea of guilty to all charges. Ordered to pay fines/cost totaling $615.00 and sentenced to 13 days in jail with credit for 13 days served.

Hicks, Jason 

TR-08-1079

CR-08-1247

Served while in jail on other charges.

08/21/09

Plea of guilty to both charges. Ordered to pay fines/cost totaling $295.00 and sentenced to 7 days in jail with credit for 7 days served.

Hoover, Brad 

CR-09-2924

CR-09-2925

CR-09-2926 

08/13/09

08/21/09

Plea of not guilty to all charges. Set for trial on 09/17/09. Released O.R.

Mooney, Garfield 

CR-09-1916

08/15/09

08/27/09

Plea of not guilty. Set for trial on 09/03/09. Public defender appointed. Released O.R.

Robinson, Janice 

CR-09-3401

CR-09-3402

CR-09-3403 

08/18/09

08/21/09

Plea of not guilty to all charges. Set for trial on 09/17/09. Public defender appointed. Released O.R. Ordered to have no contact with complaining party.

Stewart, Geremy M.

CR-09-3298

CR-09-3299 

08/15/09 

08/21/09

(Correction) 

Plea of guilty to both charges. Sentenced to 17 days in jail with credit for 17 days served. Also sentenced to 3 months supervised probation.

    

FUTURE WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:

• Fri., August 28, 2009 (9:00 a.m.) - Plea/Arraignment

• Wed., September 2, 2009 (9:00 a.m.) – Civil & Small Claims Hearing/Trials

• Thurs., September 3, 2009 (9:00 a.m.) - Bench Trials on Traffic Violations

• Thurs., September 3, 2009 (1:30 p.m.) - Bench Trials on Criminal Actions     

• Fri., September 4, 2009 (9:00 a.m.) - Plea/Arraignment (Close at noon)

• Mon., September 7, 2009 – Office Closed. (Labor Day holiday)

• Thurs., September 10, 2009 (9:00 a.m.) - Bench Trials on Traffic Violations

• Thurs., September 10, 2009 (1:30 p.m.) - Bench Trials on Criminal Actions     

• Fri., September 11, 2009 (9:00 a.m.) - Plea/Arraignment

• Wed., September 16, 2009 (9:00 a.m.) – Civil & Small Claims Hearing/Trials

• Thurs., September 17, 2009 (9:00 a.m.) - Bench Trials on Traffic Violations

• Thurs., September 17, 2009 (1:30 p.m.) - Bench Trials on Criminal Actions     

• Fri., September 18, 2009 (9:00 a.m.) - Plea/Arraignment

• Thurs., September 24, 2009 – District Judges' Meeting (Eureka Springs) - NO COURT

• Fri., September 25, 2009 – District Judges' Meeting (Eureka Springs) – NO COURT


 

FOLLOW-UP ACTIVITIES:

•Enter dispositions into court database of cases brought before the court on August 28, 2009 (Plea/Arraignment) until completed.

• Process warrants of arrest as directed by the court.

• 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.

• Prepare abstract of the court's disposition of all cases for Arkansas Driver Control.


 

STAFF CONCERNS/ISSUES:

• Complete installation and set up of court server.

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

• Anti-virus protection for computers.


 

    

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