Friday, October 9, 2009

District Court Weekly DHR (10-12-09)

WEEKLY DEPARTMENT REPORT

(Period of October 2 - 8, 2009)


 

Department: Helena-West Helena District Court

Date:    October 12, 2009

Prepared by:    Linda Danley


 

SPECIFIC WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:

October 2 - 8, 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., October 2, 2009 (9:00 A.M.) - Plea/Arraignment & Review Docket

    Total number of cases scheduled – 446

Wed., October 7, 2009 (9:00 A.M.) – Civil & Small Claims Hearings/Trials

    Total number of cases scheduled – 8 civil cases and 1 small claims

Thurs., October 8, 2009 (9:00 A.M.) - Bench Trials on Traffic Violations

    Total number of cases scheduled – 130

Thurs., October 8, 2009 (1:30 P.M.) – Bench Trials on Criminal Actions

    Total number of cases scheduled – 48

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Breakdown of Traffic and Criminal Actions

Resolved during the period of October 2 - 8, 2009

Jurisdiction: City of Helena-West Helena

Finding

Criminal

Juvenile

Traffic

Total

DM

7

 

10

17

G

32

1

67

100

NG

2

 

2

4

NP

12

1

18

31

PRB

  

1

1

TOTAL

53

2

98

153


 

Jurisdiction: City of West Helena – Old

Finding

Criminal

Total

WR

1

1

TOTAL

1

1


 

Jurisdiction: Game & Fish

Finding

Criminal

Total

G

3

3

TOTAL

3

3


 

Jurisdiction: Highway Police "Z" Tickets

Finding

Traffic

Total

G

2

2

TOTAL

2

2


 

Jurisdiction: Phillips County

Finding

Criminal

Juvenile

Traffic

Total

DM

8

 

2

10

G

10

3

90

103

NP

14

2

26

42

PRB

1

  

1

TOTAL

33

5

118

156


 

ALL JURISDICTIONS

Finding

Criminal

Juvenile

Traffic

Total

DM

15

 

12

27

G

45

4

159

208

NG

2

 

2

4

NP

26

3

44

73

PRB

1

 

1

2

WR

1

  

1

TOTAL

90

7

218

315


 

KEY:

DM – Dismissed        NP – Nolle Prosequi

G – Guilty            PRB – Probation

NG – Not Guilty        WR – Warrant Recalled

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Jail Roster

(October 2 - 8, 2009)

Defendant 

Case # 

Arrest

Date 

Release/

Sent. Date 

Disposition 

Cooper, Jesse L. III

CR-09-2214

CR-09-2215

09/26/09

10/02/09

Plea of guilty to CR-09-2214. Ordered to pay fines/cost totaling $220.00. Plea of not guilty to CR-09-2215. Set for trial on 11/05/09.

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

CR-09-3082

Served while in jail on other charges

10/08/09

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.


 

On 10/8/09, negotiated plea of guilty to all charges. Ordered to pay fines/cost totaling $385.00. Sentenced to 45 days in jail with credit for 45 days served to run concurrent with jail sentence of 1 year on charges related to the county.

    

FUTURE WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:

• 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:

•Enter dispositions into court database of cases brought before the court on October 9, 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).

• Anti-virus protection for computers.

Street Dept Report 10/12/09

                         STREET DEPARTMENT REPORT – 10/12/09

 

Department: Street Department

 

Date: October 2-8, 2009

 

Prepared by Oscar Hoskins and Earnest Womack

 

Specific Weekly Activities:

 

Mechanic:

10/2

Replaced air valve on Sanitation 25

Removed motor from air compressor in break area and took to MC Electric

Tightened packing lever on Sanitation 29

Tightened hydraulic line on knuckle boom 105

Replaced hydraulic line on knuckle boom 106

10/5

Replaced headlight n white dually

Replaced mud flaps on red and white dump truck

Removed hydraulic cylinder on Sanitation 21 and took to Marianna Diesel

Worked on brake light switch Street F250 mosquito rig

Changed oil in blue CID unit

Replaced mud flaps on blue and white dump truck

Tightened hose knuckle boom 105

10/6

Wired tool trailer brake lights

Assisted with hauling wood to fire station camp ground

Worked on red and white dump truck doors and dump cylinder

Worked on lights on brown van

Replaced cylinders on Sanitation 21

10/7

Worked on Sanitation 26 arm

Checked white code Enforcement Impala-hesitating

Cleaning shop for lift installation for 10/8

10/8

Serviced Sanitation 21 fuel, hydraulics, and oil

Serviced mosquito rig (water in fuel tank and line)

Charged battery on dozer

Went to Higgins Auto Parts in Marianna for air line repair on Sanitation 21

Moved dozer to Arkansas St

Checked fuel pump on Code Enforcement Impala

 

 

 

 

Potholes:

200 & 300 blocks Hernando St-6

300 block East Park-5

500 block Walker-2

Don St-2

 

Animal control:

Picked up numerous dead animals from street

Picked up 3 animal from vet

 

Other activities:

Continuous removal of debris throughout city designated trash routes

Litter pick up at primary routes of City:

Rightor St

Walnut St.30

Cherry St.

Porter St.

Perry St.

Elm St.

Franklin St.

Oakland Ave.

Quarles Lane

Plaza St

Phillips St

 

10/2

Cut and mowed:

Lots 21, 22, 23

1 lot corner of Baldwin & Coanza

Lot #8

Lot on corner of Sam & Garland

2 lots on Jefferson & Holly

Shoulders-Adam St., Wire Rd., No. Franklin, Springdale, Midland Height

Panama & Washington

Corner of 4th & Anderson

Cut tree limbs on Springdale Rd

Cut trees back on Walnut & McDonough

Womack took 2 pumps to Century Hydraulics

Repaired sewer line leak Washington St (knuckle boom)

AR One calls at 127 Valley Dr and Miller Loop

Event spray for CHS football game

10/5

Preparation underway for Blues Festival

Replaced street sign at 6th & Cleburne

Womack fixed pins for Sanitation 21 cylinder

Cut tree limbs at:

Washington at Panama Rd

Baringo and Baldwin

400 block Baringo

Panama & Baringo

West Cleburne at So Baringo

Center and Anderson

Panama at Garland

10/6

Preparation underway for Blues Festival

Hauled wood from Fire Station #1 to Camp ground

AR One call-contacted foreman and supervisor of phone line in middle of ditch on Miller Loop

Cut and mowed:

Corner of Cherry & York

By old Tobacco Store

Ditch on Porter St

Oakland & Radio Dr

10/7

Preparation underway for Blues Festival

Womack fabricated shield for line on Sanitation 26

Cleared drain at 517 Garland

Cut and mowed:

3 ditches corner of Madison & Walnut

Ditches corner of Madison & Pecan and Madison & Cherry

Ditches corner of College & Walker

Medians in front of Firestone on Oakland Ave

10/8

Cut and mowed:

Lot #5

Cleburne & First-1 lot

400 block West St-1 lot

South St

Ditches 400 block No Washington

Cut limbs 12th and Adkins

Delivered cans for Blues Festival

Cleaned up debris from streets after Blues Festival

 

Follow Up Activities:

127 Valley Dr

Hackberry overgrowth

Cleaned curbing in North Helena

Repair culvert at intersection of Valley Dr & Oakland

Repair loop at Oakland and Valley Dr, Hwy 242 and Hwy 49, Hwy 49 & Hwy 49B

 

Staff Concerns/Issues:

None

 

STREET DEPARTMENT GASOLINE LOG

 

 

 

 

October 2-8, 2009

 

 

 

 

 

DATE

UNIT #

GALLONS

RECEIVER

10/2/2009

Mosquito rig

18.6

R Smith

10/5/2009

19

26

C Allen

10/6/2009

103

22.3

R Smith

10/6/2009

19

31.3

R Williams

10/6/2009

13

21

L Driver

10/7/2009

30

23.1

E Butler

10/7/2009

103

18

R Smith

10/8/2009

Box Shop

22.7

M Holbrook

10/8/2009

101

29

J Huff

10/8/2009

804

17

M Ross

10/8/2009

Mosquito rig

16.1

C Allen

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL GALLONS

245.1