Thursday, August 13, 2009

District Court Weekly DHR 8/17/09

WEEKLY DEPARTMENT REPORT

(Period of August 7 - 13, 2009)


 

Department: Helena-West Helena District Court

Date:    August 17, 2009

Prepared by:    Linda Danley


 

SPECIFIC WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:

August 7 - 13, 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 7, 2009 (9:00 A.M.) - Plea/Arraignment & Review Docket

    Total number of cases scheduled – 285

Tues., August 11, 2009 – Installation and set up of server for court database.

Thurs., August 13, 2009 (9:00 A.M.) - Bench Trials on Traffic Violations

    Total number of cases scheduled - 137

Thurs., August 13, 2009 (1:30 P.M.) – Bench Trials on Criminal Actions

    Total number of cases scheduled – 106

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*Breakdown of Traffic and

Criminal Actions on August 7, 2009.

Jurisdiction: City of Helena-West Helena

Finding 

Criminal 

DWI 

Juvenile 

Traffic 

Total 

BF 

1 

  

17 

18 

DM 

18 

 

2 

19 

39 

G 

14 

  

15 

29 

TF 

 

1 

 

2 

3 

TOTAL 

33 

1 

2 

53 

89 


 

Jurisdiction: City of West Helena-OLD

Finding 

Criminal 

Total 

G 

3 

3 

TOTAL 

3 

3 


 

Jurisdiction: Phillips County

Finding 

Criminal 

Traffic 

Total 

BF 

1 

24 

25 

DM 

 

6 

6 

G 

 

1 

1 

NP 

2 

2 

4 

PRB 

 

6 

6 

TOTAL 

3 

39 

42 


 

ALL JURISDICTIONS

KEY:

BF – Bond Forfeit        NP – Nolle Prosequi

DM – Dismissed        PRB – Probation

G – Guilty             TF – Transferred

* Due to the number of cases brought before the court on Thursday, August 13, 2009 at 1:30 P.M., that statistical data has been excluded from this report but will be provided in the report for August 24, 2009.

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Jail Roster

(August 7 – 13, 2009)

Defendant 

Case # 

Arrest

Date 

Release/

Sent. Date 

Disposition 

Anderson, Gary Leon 

TR-09-2922

TR-09-2923 

08/07/09

08/07/09

Plea of guilty to TR-09-2922. Ordered to pay fines/cost totaling $120.00. Plea of not guilty on TR-09-2923. Set for 09/10/09. Defendant released O.R.

Cook, Donald 

CR-08-3094

CR-08-2674

CR-08-2953

CR-08-2954

CR-08-2955

CR-08-4365

CR-08-4366

CR-08-4367

CR-08-4368

CR-08-4369

CR-09-1777

CR-09-1778

CR-09-1779

CR-09-1780

CR-09-1781

CR-09-1782

CR-09-1783

CR-09-1784

CR-09-1785

CR-09-2193 

08/07/09

08/13/09

Plea of not guilty to all charges. Set for 08/13/09.


 

On 8/13/09, the witness was not present. Set for 08/20/09. Defendant released O.R.

Lockhart, Marcus T.

CR-09-1915

CR-09-3157 

08/06/09

Arranged bond prior to trial date.

Plea of not guilty. Set for trial on 08/13/09.

Marshall, Curtis 

C-03-1991

C-03-1992

C-03-1993

CR-09-3164

CR-09-3165

CR-09-3166 

08/04/09

08/07/09

Plea of guilty to all charges. Ordered to pay fines/cost totaling $880.00; sentenced to three months supervised probation; and given credit for 4 days in jail.

Martin, Norris 

CR-09-3161

CR-09-3162

CR-09-3163 

07/27/09

08/07/09

Plea of guilty to all charges. Ordered to pay fines/cost totaling $490.00; sentenced to three months supervised probation; ordered to stay out of Wal-Mart; and given credit for 12 days in jail.

McKinney, Tamikia 

TR-07-2110

CR-07-2835 

08/06/09

08/07/09

Plea of guilty to both charges. Ordered to pay fines/cost totaling $145.00; sentenced to three months supervised probation; and given credit for 2 days in jail.

Minor, Ronnie 

CR-09-3159

CR-09-3160 

08/05/09

08/07/09

Plea of guilty to both charges. Ordered to pay fines/cost totaling $340.00 and given credit for 3 days in jail.

Roberts, Jason 

CR-09-2050

CR-09-2798

CR-09-3172 

08/07/09

08/13/09

Plea of not guilty to all charges. Set for trial on 08/13/09.


 

On 08/13/09, plea of guilty to CR-09-2050 & CR-09-2798. Deferred sentence on CR-09-2050 (ordered to pay fines/cost totaling $330.00 and 6 months in jail). Review date on 12/11/09.


 

Sentenced to 7 days in jail with credit for time served on CR-09-2798.


 

Defendant released O.R. on CR-09-3172. Set for trial on 08/27/09.


 

FUTURE WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:

• Fri., August 14, 2009 (9:00 a.m.) - Plea/Arraignment

• Fri., August 14, 2009 (9:00 a.m.) – Chief District Court Clerk's Meeting (Little Rock, AR)

• Wed., August 19, 2009 – Civil & Small Claims Trials

• Thurs., August 20, 2009 (9:00 a.m.) - Bench Trials on Traffic Violations

• Thurs., August 20, 2009 (1:30 p.m.) - Bench Trials on Criminal Actions     

• Fri., August 21, 2009 (9:00 a.m.) - Plea/Arraignment

• Sat., August 22, 2009 (9:00 a.m.) – Employee Appreciation Day

• Thurs., August 27, 2009 (9:00 a.m.) - Bench Trials on Traffic Violations

• Thurs., August 27, 2009 (1:30 p.m.) - Bench Trials on Criminal Actions     

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

• 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)


 

FOLLOW-UP ACTIVITIES:

•    Enter dispositions into court database of cases brought before the court on August 13, 2009 (Bench Trial-Criminal Actions) and August 14, 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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