Friday, December 18, 2009

District Court Weekly DHR (12/21/09)

WEEKLY DEPARTMENT REPORT

(Period of December 11 - 17, 2009)

Department: Helena-West Helena District Court

Date:    December 21, 2009

Prepared by:     Linda Danley


 

SPECIFIC WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:

December 11 - 17, 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 11, 2009 (9:00 A.M.) - Plea/Arraignment & Review Hearings

    Total number of cases scheduled – 265

Wed., December 16, 2009 (9:00 A.M.) – Civil & Small Claims Hearings/Trials

    Total number of cases scheduled – 6 civil actions and 1 small claims action

Thurs., December 17, 2009 (9:00 A.M.) - Bench Trials – Traffic & Criminal Violations

    Total number of cases scheduled – 70

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Breakdown of Traffic and Criminal Actions Resolved

During the Period of December 11 - 17, 2009

Jurisdiction: City of Helena-West Helena

Finding 

Criminal 

DWI 

Juvenile 

Ordinance 

Traffic 

Total 

DM 

 

19 

 

45 

66 

NG 

    

NP 

13 

 

 

15 

29 

PRB 

   

TOTAL 

37 

63 

105 


 

Jurisdiction: Highway Police "Z" Tickets

Finding 

Criminal 

Traffic 

Total 

TOTAL 


 

Jurisdiction: Phillips County

Finding 

Criminal 

DWI 

Traffic 

Total 

 

10 

13 

NP 

14 

TOTAL 

18 

27 


 

ALL JURISDICTIONS

Finding 

Criminal 

DWI 

Juvenile 

Ordinance 

Traffic 

Total 

DM 

 

23 

 

56 

81 

NG 

    

NP 

18 

 

23 

43 

PRB 

   

TOTAL 

46 

82 

134 


 

KEY:

DM – Dismissed 

NP – Nolle Prosequi 

G - Guilty 

PRB - Probation

NG – Not Guilty 

 

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Jail Roster

(December 11 - 17, 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

 

Scheduled for plea on 12/18/09.

Rogers, Irene

TR-09-2255

CR-09-3632

CR-08-2415

12/17/09

 

Scheduled for plea on 12/18/09.

Roston, Dominic

TR-08-3957

CR-08-4517

CR-08-4785

CR-08-4786

12/07/09

12/11/09

Plea of guilty to TR-09-3957. Ordered to pay fines+cost totaling $205.00 and sentenced to 6 months supervised probation. Conditions of probation: (1) good behavior; (2) get his driver's license; and (3) drug testing at defendant's expense. Plea of not guilty to all remaining charges. Trial set for 01/07/10. Arranged bond and was released.

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.

Winters, Christal

CR-09-4548

12/10/09

12/11/09

Plea of guilty. Ordered to pay fines+cost totaling $240.00 and sentenced to 6 months supervised probation. Conditions of probation: (1) Good behavior; (2) Theft Workshop; (3) Drug testing at defendant's expense; (4) Get G.E.D.; and (5) Job Training.

Young, Willie

CR-09-4247

12/04/09

 

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


 

FUTURE WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:

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

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

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

• 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:

•Enter dispositions into court database of cases brought before the court on December 18, 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).