Friday, December 4, 2009

District Court Weekly DHR 12-7-09

WEEKLY DEPARTMENT REPORT

(Period of November 30 – December 3, 2009) 

Department: Helena-West Helena District Court

Date: December 7, 2009

Prepared by: Linda Danley  

SPECIFIC WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:

November 30 – December 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. 

Wed., December 2, 2009 ((9:00 A.M.) – Civil & Small Claims Hearings/Trial

      Total number of cases scheduled – 3 civil cases and 7 small claims 

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

      Total number of cases scheduled – 56 

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

      Total number of cases scheduled – 32

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Breakdown of Traffic and Criminal Actions

Resolved on December 3, 2009 

Jurisdiction:  City of Helena-West Helena

FindingCriminal DWIOrdinanceTraffic Total
BF  1  1
DM5   712
G7   613
NG  1  1
NP1   12
PRB    22
TOTAL13 111631
 

Jurisdiction:  Phillips County

FindingCriminalTotal
G22
TOTAL 22
 

ALL JURISDICTIONS

Finding CriminalDWIOrdinance TrafficTotal
BF   1 1
DM 5  712
G 9  615
NG  1  1
NP 1  12
PRB    22
TOTAL 151116 33
 
 

KEY:

BF- Bond ForfeitNG – Not Guilty
DM – Dismissed NP – Nolle Prosequi
G – GuiltyPRB – Probation

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Jail Roster

(November 30 – December 3, 2009) 

DefendantCase #Arrest

Date

Release/

Sent. Date

Disposition
Carruth, AnthonyTR-08-3872

TR-08-3873

CR-08-

11/13/09

(Arrested on county charges also.)

 Scheduled for plea on 12/04/09.
Copeland, RandyCR-09-3184 10/13/09 Scheduled for plea on 12/04/09.
Fulcher, Tommy TR-09-3698 Arranged bond before court date. 
Henry, Laquinta CR-09-416910/24/09Arranged bond before court date.Scheduled for plea on 12/04/09.
Purvis, JamesTR-09-4382

TR-09-4383

CR-09-4378

TR-09-4384

11/14/09  Scheduled for plea on 12/04/09.
Walker, RaffielCR-09-3808

CR-09-4246

Served while in court on other charges. Scheduled for plea on 12/04/09.
 

FUTURE WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:

• Fri., December 4, 2009 (9:00 a.m.) - Plea/Arraignment

• Thurs., December 10, 2009 (9:00 a.m.) - Bench Trials on Traffic Violations

• Thurs., December 10, 2009 (1:30 p.m.) - Bench Trials on Criminal Actions  

• Fri., December 11, 2009 (9:00 a.m.) - Plea/Arraignment

• Wed., December 16, 2009 (9:00 a.m.) – Civil & Small Claims Hearings/Trials

• Thurs., December 17, 2009 (9:00 a.m.) - Bench Trials on Traffic Violations

• Thurs., December 17, 2009 (1:30 p.m.) - Bench Trials on Criminal Actions  

• Fri., December 18, 2009 (9:00 a.m.) - Plea/Arraignment

• Thurs., December 24, 2009 – CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY– OFFICE CLOSED.  NO COURT.

• Fri., December 25, 2009 – CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY– OFFICE CLOSED.  NO COURT.

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

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

FOLLOW-UP ACTIVITIES:

•Enter dispositions into court database of cases brought before the court on December 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).