Wednesday, December 30, 2009

District Court Weekly DHR 01/05/10

WEEKLY DEPARTMENT REPORT

(Period of December 28, 2009 – January 1, 2010)

Department: Helena-West Helena District Court

Date:    January 5, 2010

Prepared by:     Linda Danley

SPECIFIC WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:

December 28, 2009 – January 1, 2010 - 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.

Thurs., December 31, 2009 – Office Closed. New Year's Eve

Fri., January 1, 2010 – Office Closed. New Year's Holiday

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Jail Roster

(December 28, 2009 – January 1, 2010)

Defendant 

Case # 

Arrest

Date 

Release/

Sent. Date 

Disposition 

Henry, Mack

CR-09-1854

CR-09-3487

CR-07-3469

CR-07-3747

CR-08-275

CR-08-276

CR-08-277

CR-08-278

12/07/09

 

Plea of guilty to CR-07-3487. Ordered to pay fines+cost totaling $405.00 and sentenced to 1 year in jail. Appeal bond set at $5,000.00. Plea of not guilty to all remaining charges. Trial set for 1/07/10.

Vaughn, Demond

CR-09-4484

11/20/09

 

Plea of not guilty. Trial set for 01/14/10.

Walker, Raffiel 

CR-09-3809

CR-09-4246 

Served while in jail on felony charges. 

 

Plea of not guilty. Trial set for 1/21/10.  

Young, Willie

CR-09-4247

12/04/09

 

Plea of not guilty. Public defender appointed. Trial set for 1/14/10.

(Note: Roster from the Phillips County Jail was not available at the time of preparation of this report for comparison with the January 8, 2010 Plea/Arraignment docket. Thus, actual number of inmates may vary from what is listed herein.)

FUTURE WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:

• Wed., January 6, 2010 – Civil & Small Claims Hearings/Trials

• Thurs., January 7, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) - Bench Trials on Traffic Violations

• Thurs., January 7, 2010 (1:30 p.m.) - Bench Trials on Criminal Actions     

• Fri., January 8, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) - Plea/Arraignment

• Thurs., January 14, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) - Bench Trials on Traffic Violations

• Thurs., January 14, 2010 (1:30 p.m.) - Bench Trials on Criminal Actions     

• Fri., January 15, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) - Plea/Arraignment

• Mon., January 18, 2010 – DR. KING HOLIDAY. OFFICE CLOSED.

• Wed., January 20, 2010 – Civil & Small Claims Hearings/Trials

• Thurs., January 21, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) - Bench Trials on Traffic Violations

• Thurs., January 21, 2010 (1:30 p.m.) - Bench Trials on Criminal Actions     

• Fri., January 22, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) - Plea/Arraignment

• Thurs., January 28, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) - Bench Trials on Traffic Violations

• Thurs., January 28, 2010 (1:30 p.m.) - Bench Trials on Criminal Actions     

• Fri., January 29, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) - Plea/Arraignment

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).