Friday, September 4, 2009

District Court Weekly DHR (9/08/09)

WEEKLY DEPARTMENT REPORT

(Period of August 28 – September 3, 2009)


 

Department: Helena-West Helena District Court

Date:    September 8, 2009

Prepared by:    Linda Danley


 

SPECIFIC WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:

August 28 – September 3, 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 28, 2009 (9:00 A.M.) - Plea/Arraignment & Review Docket

    Total number of cases scheduled – 460

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

    Total number of cases scheduled – 7 civil actions

Thurs., September 3, 2009 (9:00 A.M.) - Bench Trials on Traffic Violations

    Total number of cases scheduled – 42

Thurs., September 3, 2009 (1:30 P.M.) – Bench Trials on Criminal Actions

    Total number of cases scheduled – 19

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Breakdown of Traffic and Criminal Actions

Resolved during the period of August 28 – September 3, 2009

Jurisdiction: City of Helena-West Helena

Finding 

Criminal 

DWI

Juvenile 

Traffic 

Total 

DM 

   

46 

84 

132 

NG 

 

NP 

20 

 

18 

39 

PRB 

   

TF 

 

 

TOTAL

74 

104 

184 


 

Jurisdiction: City of West Helena-OLD

Finding 

Criminal 

Total 

NG 

TOTAL


 

Jurisdiction: Highway Police "Z" Tickets

Finding 

Traffic 

Total 

NP 

TOTAL 


 

Jurisdiction: Phillips County

Finding 

Criminal 

Juvenile 

Traffic 

Total

18 

20 

NP 

  

TOTAL 

27 

29 


 

ALL JURISDICTIONS

Finding 

Criminal 

DWI 

Juvenile 

Traffic 

Total 

DM 

   

48 

102 

153 

NG

 

NP 

20 

 

28 

49 

PRB 

   

TF 

 

 

TOTAL 

77 

132 

216 


 

KEY:

DM – Dismissed    NP – Nolle Prosequi

G – Guilty        PRB – Probation

NG – Not Guilty    TF - Transferred

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Jail Roster

(August 28 – September 3, 2009)

Defendant 

Case # 

Arrest

Date 

Release/

Sent. Date 

Disposition 

Davis, Gregory A

TR-09-1000

CR-09-472

Served while in jail on other charges

08/28/09

Plea of guilty to both charges. Ordered to pay fines/cost totaling $205.00 on CR-09-472. Case #TR-09-1000 set for review on 10/02/09.

Denson, Willie

CR-09-3488

CR-09-3490

CR-09-3492

CR-09-3513

CR-09-3514

CR-09-3515

CR-09-3516

08/24/09

08/28/09

Plea of guilty to all charges. Ordered to pay fines/cost totaling $830.00 and sentenced to 12 months supervised probation. Conditions of probation: (1) good behavior; (2) drug testing at defendant's expense; (3) ordered to stay out of Exxon; (4) drug & alcohol counseling; and (5) job training.

Garner, Brandon

CR-05-1705

CR-07-2130

CR-08-4698

CR-08-4699

CR-08-4700

CR-08-4701

CR-08-4702

CR-09-1343

CR-09-1344

CR-09-1345

CR-09-1901

CR-09-1902

CR-09-1903

CR-09-1904

CR-09-1905

CR-09-1906

CR-09-1907

CR-09-1908


 

CR-09-2834

thru

CR-09-2851

08/23/09

 

Plea of guilty to CR-05-1705. Ordered to serve 10 days in jail after serving jail time for back fines/cost.

Sentenced to 10 days in jail to run consecutive with other jail time on CR-07-2130.

Plea of not guilty to all remaining charges. Set for trial 09/11/09.

Harvey, Christopher

CR-09-2513

CR-09-2514

CR-09-2688

CR-09-2689

CR-09-2690

CR-09-2701

CR-09-2702

CR-09-2703

TR-09-2937

TR-09-2938

CR-09-3527

TR-09-2939

TR-09-2940


 

CR-09-3017

thru

CR-09-3024


 

CR-09-3447

thru

CR-09-3466

08/25/09

 

Plea of not guilty to all charges. Set for trial 09/11/09. Public defender appointed.

Hudson, Leonard

CR-08-942

CR-09-1249

CR-09-1342

CR-09-1700

CR-09-1701

Served while in jail on other charges.

08/28/09

Plea of guilty to all charges. Ordered to serve 10 days in jail after serving jail time for back fines/cost on CR-08-942.

CR-09-1342 was transferred to Circuit Court for felony filing.

Ordered to pay fines/cost totaling $715.00 and sentenced to 12 months supervised probation on remaining charges. Conditions of probation: (1) good behavior; (2) attend aggression workshops; (3) drug testing at defendant's expense; (4) drug & alcohol counseling; (5) G.E.D. program; and (6) job training.

Jackson, Jamarcus

CR-08-1873

CR-09-1273

08/21/09

08/28/09

Plea of guilty to both charges. Ordered to serve 10 days in jail after serving jail time for back fines/cost on CR-08-1873.


 

Ordered to pay fines/cost totaling $205.00 in CR-09-1273.

Lumpkins, James

TR-08-3479

CR-08-4960

Served while in jail on other charges.

08/28/09

Plea of guilty to both charges. Ordered to pay fines/cost totaling $335.00.

Mitchell, Benjamin

DWI-09-36

CR-09-1980

TR-09-2054

TR-09-2055

TR-09-2056

TR-09-2057


 

CR-09-2009

Thru

CR-09-2014

08/24/09

08/28/09

Plea of guilty to all charges. Ordered to pay fines/cost totaling $1745.00. Sentenced to1 year in jail with jail time suspended on condition of 12 supervised months probation. Conditions of probation: (1) good behavior; (2) drug testing at defendant's expenses; and (3) drug & alcohol counseling. State suspension of driver's license affirmed and ordered to attend DWI class.

Porter, James

CR-09-3517

08/18/09

08/28/09

Plea of guilty. Ordered to pay fines/cost totaling $120.00 and sentenced to 6 months supervised probation. Conditions of probation: (1) good behavior; (2) attend theft workshops; (3) drug testing at defendant's expense; and (4) job training.

Purvis, James

CR-09-1632

CR-09-1633

CR-09-1634

CR-09-1635

CR-09-1636

CR-09-1637

CR-09-1638

CR-09-1639

CR-09-1640

CR-09-1641

CR-09-1642

CR-09-1643


 

CR-09-3081

thru

CR-09-3092

Served while in jail on other charges

 

Plea of not guilty. Set for trial on 09/11/09. Public defender appointed.

Mooney, Garfield 

CR-09-1916 

08/15/09 

09/03/09

(Correction)

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

On 09/03/09, rescheduled for trial on 10/01/09. Released O.R.

Wilson, Deaundre

CR-07-3507

CR-07-3508

TR-08-3658

TR-08-3659

TR-08-3662

TR-08-3663

TR-08-4377

TR-08-4378

CR-08-4635

CR-08-4636

CR-08-4915

CR-08-4916

CR-08-4917

CR-09-4918

TR-08-4390

TR-08-4391

TR-08-4392

CR-08-4923

TR-08-4393

TR-09-4394

TR-09-4396

CR-09-2425

CR-09-2426

CR-09-2427


 

CR-09-2952

Thru

CR-09-2964

08/21/09

 

Plea of not guilty to all charges. Set for trial on 09/11/09. Public defender appointed.

    

FUTURE WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:

• 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 September 4, 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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