Wednesday, December 23, 2009

District Court Weekly DHR 12-28-09


WEEKLY DEPARTMENT REPORT

(Period of December 18-25, 2009)

 

Department:  Helena-West Helena District Court

Date:   December 28, 2009

Prepared by:   Linda Danley

 

SPECIFIC WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:

December 18 - 25, 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., December 18, 2009 (9:00 A.M.) - Plea/Arraignment & Review Hearings

            Total number of cases scheduled – 327

 

Wed., December 23, 2009 – Closed at Noon.  Christmas Holiday

 

Thurs., December 24, 2009 – Closed.  Christmas Holiday

 

Fri., December 25, 2009 – Closed.  Christmas Holiday

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Breakdown of Traffic and Criminal Actions Resolved

During the Period of December 18 - 25, 2009

 

Jurisdiction:  City of Helena-West Helena

Finding

Criminal

Traffic

Total

BF

2

19

21

DM

24

19

43

G

20

23

43

NG

 

1

1

PRB

 

4

4

TOTAL

46

66

112

 

Jurisdiction:  City of West Helena- OLD

Finding

Criminal

Total

DM

1

1

G

1

1

TOTAL

2

2

 

Jurisdiction:  Highway Police "Z" Tickets

Finding

Traffic

Total

BF

3

3

TOTAL

3

3

 

Jurisdiction:  Phillips County

Finding

Criminal

Traffic

Total

BF

 

11

11

DM

15

8

23

G

1

3

4

PRB

 

1

1

TOTAL

16

23

39

 

ALL JURISDICTIONS

Finding

Criminal

Traffic

Total

BF

2

33

35

DM

40

27

67

G

22

26

48

NG

 

1

1

PRB

 

5

5

TOTAL

64

92

156

 

KEY:

BF – Bond Forfeit

NG – Not Guilty

DM – Dismissed

PRB - Probation

G –Guilty

 

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Jail Roster

(December 18 - 25, 2009)

 

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.

Pyron, Trinity

TR-08-2249

CR-08-4079

CR-09-78

CR-09-79

CR-09-4253

12/16/09

Released prior to 12/18/09.

Plea of not guilty to all charges on 12/18/09.  Public defender appointed.  Trial set for 02/11/10.

Rogers, Irene

TR-09-2255

CR-09-3632

CR-08-2415

12/17/09

12/18/09

Plea of guilty to all charges.  Sentenced to 2 days in jail with credit for 2 days served on CR-09-3632 and released.  Ordered to return on 02/26/10 for sentencing on remaining charges.

Robinson, Ulandus C. aka

Robinson, Cordell

CR-09-3864

CR-09-3865

CR-09-4395

CR-09-4521

CR-08-3197

TR-09-2541

CR-09-2545

CR-09-4161

CR-09-4162

CR-09-4016

CR-09-4379

CR-09-4526

 

12/04/09

12/0018/09

Plea of guilty to CR-09-3864, CR-09-4521, CR-09-4016, and CR-09-4526.  Sentenced to 14 days in jail with credit or 14 days served.  Plea of not guilty to all remaining charges.  Trial set for 02/25/10.  Released O.R.

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.

 

FUTURE WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:

• Thurs., December 31, 2009 –NEW YEAR'S HOLIDAY- NO COURT.

• Fri., January 1, 2010 –NEW YEAR'S HOLIDAY- OFFICE CLOSED.  NO COURT.

• 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).