Friday, September 25, 2009

District Court Weekly DHR (9/28/09)

WEEKLY DEPARTMENT REPORT

(Period of September 18 - 24, 2009)


 

Department: Helena-West Helena District Court

Date:    September 28, 2009

Prepared by:    Linda Danley


 

SPECIFIC WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:

September 18 - 24, 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., September 18, 2009 (9:00 A.M.) - Plea/Arraignment & Review Docket

    Total number of cases scheduled – 395

Thurs., September 24, 2009 (9:00 A.M.) - District Judges' Meeting (Eureka Springs, AR)

    NO COURT.


 

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Breakdown of Traffic and Criminal Actions

Resolved on September 18, 2009

Jurisdiction: City of Helena-West Helena

Finding 

Criminal 

Juvenile 

Ordinance 

Traffic 

Total 

BF 

 

18 

25

DM 

22 

29 

56

42 

  

28 

70

NP 

   

1

TF 

   

2

WR 

   

1

TOTAL 

74 

75 

155


 

Jurisdiction: Phillips County

Finding 

Criminal 

Juvenile 

Traffic 

Total 

BF 

16 

18 

DM 

 

  

PRB 

  

TOTAL 

26 

30 


 

ALL JURISDICTIONS

Finding 

Criminal

Juvenile 

Ordinance 

Traffic 

Total 

BF 

7

2

 

34

43

DM 

24

4

1

33

62

42

  

31

73

NP 

1

   

1

PRB 

   

3

3

TF 

2

   

2

WR 

1

   

1

TOTAL 

77

6

1

101

185


 

KEY:

BF – Bond Forfeit        PRB - Probation

DM – Dismissed        TF - Transferred

G – Guilty            WR – Warrant Recalled

NP – Nolle Prosequi

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Jail Roster

(September 18-24, 2009)

Defendant 

Case # 

Arrest

Date 

Release/

Sent. Date 

Disposition 

Alford, Keith

CR-09-3734

09/02/09

09/18/09

Plea of guilty. Ordered to pay fines/cost totaling $320; ordered to stay out of Wal-Mart; must attend theft workshop; and 60 day jail sentence was suspended.

Brown, Demarcus

  

09/18/09

Released O.R. Rescheduled for plea on 10/09/09. No paperwork.

Culler, Antonio

CR-09-1371

CR-09-2454

CR-07-380

CR-07-379 

09/11/09

09/18/09

Plea of guilty to CR-09-1371 and CR-09-2454. Ordered to pay fines/cost totaling $440 and sentenced to 90 days supervised probation. Remaining charges set for trial on 12/03/09.

Davis, Michael

CR-08-3822

CR-09-3287

09/13/09

09/18/09

Plea of guilty. Defendant acknowledged owing back fines/cost totaling $710. Defendant to tender payments per time pay contract. Set for review on 12/18/09.

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.


 

On 09/11/09, case rescheduled for plea on 09/18/09.


 

Plea of not guilty on 09/18/09. Set for trial on 10/15/09.

Murph, Earnestine 

 

09/04/09 

09/18/09 

Released O.R. Rescheduled for plea on 10/09/09. No paperwork.

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 09/11/09. Public defender appointed.


 

On 09/11/09, plea of not guilty to all charges. Set for trial on 10/08/09.

Sessum, Donny 

CR-09-3731

CR-09-3732

CR-09-3733 

09/11/09

09/18/09

Plea of not guilty. Set for 12/10/09. Public defender appointed.

Williams, Aaron

CR-09-3727

CR-09-3728

09/13/09

09/18/09

Plea of guilty to both charges. Sentenced to 7 days in jail with credit for 7 days served.

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

Currently serving out sentence on other charges.

(Appeal not perfected.)

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


 

On, 09/11/09, rescheduled for plea on 09/18/09.


 

On 09/18/09, CR-07-3507 and CR-07-3508 were nolle prosequi per plea agreement. Plea of guilty to remaining charges. Ordered to pay fines/cost totaling $1,985.00; sentenced to 365 days in jail with 275 days suspended and credit for 37 days served; and sentenced to 1 year supervised probation.

    

FUTURE WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:

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

• Thurs., October 1, 2009 (9:00 a.m.) - Bench Trials on Traffic Violations

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

• Fri., October 2, 2009 (9:00 a.m.) - Plea/Arraignment

• Wed., October 7, 2009 (9:00 a.m.) – Civil & Small Claims Hearings/Trials

• Thurs., October 8, 2009 (9:00 a.m.) - Bench Trials on Traffic Violations

• Thurs., October 8, 2009 (1:30 p.m.) - Bench Trials on Criminal Actions     

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

• Thurs., October 15, 2009 (9:00 a.m.) - Bench Trials on Traffic Violations

• Thurs., October 15, 2009 (1:30 p.m.) - Bench Trials on Criminal Actions     

• Fri., October 16, 2009 (9:00 a.m.) - Plea/Arraignment

• Wed., October 21, 2009 (9:00 a.m.) – Civil & Small Claims Hearings/Trials

• Thurs., October 22, 2009 (9:00 a.m.) - Bench Trials on Traffic Violations

• Thurs., October 22, 2009 (1:30 p.m.) - Bench Trials on Criminal Actions     

• Fri., October 23, 2009 (9:00 a.m.) - Plea/Arraignment

• Thurs., October 29, 2009 – Court Officers Meeting - NO COURT

• Fri., October 29, 2009 - Court Officers Meeting - NO COURT


 

FOLLOW-UP ACTIVITIES:

• 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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