Friday, January 15, 2010

District Court Weekly DHR 1/19/10

WEEKLY DEPARTMENT REPORT

(Period of January 8 - 14, 2010)

Department: Helena-West Helena District Court

Date:    January 19, 2010

Prepared by:     Linda Danley

SPECIFIC WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:

January 8 - 14, 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.

Fri., January 8, 2010 (9:00 A.M.) - Plea/Arraignment & Review Hearings

    Total number of cases scheduled – 407

Thurs., January 14, 2010 – (9:00 A.M.) - Bench Trials on Traffic Violations

    Total number of cases scheduled – 119

Thurs., January 14, 2010 – (1:30 P.M.) - Bench Trials on Criminal Actions

    Total number of cases scheduled – 49

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Breakdown of Traffic and Criminal Actions

Resolved During the Period of January 8 – 14, 2010

Jurisdiction: City of Helena-West Helena

Finding

Criminal

DWI

Juvenile

Traffic

Total

DM

   

2

2

G

52

5

1

79

137

NG

1

  

1

2

NP

21

 

2

28

51

PRB

   

3

3

TOTAL

74

5

3

113

195


 

Jurisdiction: City of West Helena-OLD

Finding

Criminal

Total

NP

1

1

TOTAL

1

1


 

Jurisdiction: Highway Police "Z" Tickets

Finding

Traffic

Total

G

2

2

TOTAL

2

2


 

Jurisdiction: Phillips County

Finding

Criminal

Traffic

Total

BF

1

 

1

G

1

21

22

NP

1

7

8

TOTAL

3

28

31


 

ALL JURISDICTIONS:

Finding

Criminal

DWI

Juvenile

Traffic

Total

BF

1

   

1

DM

 

5

 

2

2

G

53

 

1

102

161

NG

1

  

1

2

NP

23

 

2

35

60

PRB

   

3

3

TOTAL

78

5

3

143

229


 

Jail Roster

(January 8 – 14, 2010)

Defendant

Case #

Arrest

Date

Release/

Sent. Date

Disposition

Bridges, Curtis

CR-09-4566

CR-09-4567

TR-09-4608

TR-09-4609

TR-09-4617

CR-09-4568

CR-09-4569

11/28/09

1/08/10

Plea of guilty to all charges. Ordered to pay fines+cost totaling $2,415.00 and sentenced to 1 year in jail.

Carter, Stellar M.

CR-07-1575

CR-08-3294

CR-08-3471

CR-09-2416

CR-09-2557

CR-09-2558

CR-09-2559

CR-09-2560

12/23/09

 

On 1/08/10, rescheduled for plea on 1/15/10.

Cooper, Jesse L. III

CR-09-2215

CR-09-4249

1/04/10

1/08/10

Plea of guilty to both charges. Ordered to pay fines+cost totaling $470.00 and sentenced to 60 days in jail.

Davis, David Lee

TR-09-4091

CR-09-4274

TR-09-4335

TR-09-4336

TR-09-4337

TR-09-4338

CR-09-4492

12/21/09

12/27/09

Arranged bond prior to plea date of 1/8/10 and was released. Plea of not guilty entered by counsel and case set for 2/11/10.

Denson, Willie

CR-09-3863

CR-09-4275

CR-09-4653

CR-09-4654

CR-09-4655

12/22/09

 

Plea of guilty to CR-09-4275 and CR-09-4655 only. Ordered to pay fines+cost totaling $560.00 and sentenced to 20 days in jail with credit for 18 served. Remaining charges - set for trial on 2/11/10.

Hill, Robert D.

CR-09-4137

CR-09-4289

CR-09-4501

12/24/09

 

Plea of not guilty to all charges on 1/08/10. Set for trial on 2/04/10. (Possible felony charges pending.)

Johnson, Cornell

CR-09-4537

CR-09-4538

CR-09-4594

12/15/09

1/08/10

Plea of guilty to all charges. Ordered to pay fines+cost totaling $720.00 and sentenced to 270 days in jail.

Mason, Tasheba

CR-09-2720

CR-09-3538

12/23/09

1/08/10

Plea of guilty to all charges. Ordered to pay fines+cost $1,240.00 and sentenced to 1 year in jail.

Matthews, Eddie L.

CR-08-769

CR-08-770

CR-08-1380

CR-08-1381

TR-09-925

CR-09-760

CR-09-1504

CR-09-1505

CR-09-1506

CR-09-1507

CR-09-1508

CR-09-1644

12/24/09

1/08/10

Plea of guilty to all charges. Ordered to pay fines+cost totaling $2,585.00, sentenced to 90 days in jail and ordered to have no contact with Amber Tankersley.

Messenger, Ronald

TR-10-39

12/30/09

1/08/10

Plea of guilty. Ordered to pay fines+cost totaling $365.00 and sentenced to 90 days in jail.

Otis, Jeremy

CR-09-4166

TR-09-4217

CR-09-4514

12/23/09

Released prior to plea date – 1/08/10.

Plea of guilty. Ordered to pay fines+cost totaling $470 and sentenced to 30 days in jail. Appeal bond set at $1,505.00, and appeal filed by defendant.

Roberts, Jason

CR-09-2050

CR-09-4551

12/24/09

 

Plea of not guilty. Set for trial on 2/11/10.

Vaughn, Demond

CR-09-4484

11/20/09

Released prior to court date. Date unknown.

At trial on 01/14/10, was found guilty, ordered to pay fines+cost totaling $640 days and sentenced to 60 days in jail. Appeal bond set at $2,500.00.

Patterson, James

TR-10-75

TR-10-76

DWI-10-1

CR-10-52

CR-10-53

1/05/09

 

Plea of not guilty to all charges. Set for trial on 2/11/10. Bond set.

Strickland, Willie

CR-09-50

CR-09-287

12/29/09

 

Scheduled for plea on 1/08/10. Rescheduled for plea on 1/15/10.

Walker, Antonio J.

TR-09-4690

TR-09-4691

12/27/09

1/08/10

Plea of guilty to both charges. Ordered to pay fines+cost totaling $530.00 and sentenced to 15 days in jail with credit for 13 days served.

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

 

Set for trial 1/14/10. Witness not available. Rescheduled for trial set on 1/21/10.

Gibson, Jerry Lee

CR-09-4029

CR-09-4278

12/21/09

 

Plea of guilty to CR-09-4278. Ordered to pay fines+cost totaling $240.00. Plea of not guilty to CR-09-4029. Set for trial on 2/04/10.

Grant, Moses

CR-10-151

1/08/10

 

Scheduled for plea on 1/15/10.

Roberts, Darrell

CR-09-3479

TR-09-4664

TR-09-4665

1/08/10

 

Scheduled for plea on 1/15/10.

Loomis, Amanda

CR-09-3627

CR-09-3952

1/08/10

 

Scheduled for plea on 1/15/10.


 

FUTURE WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:

• 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

• Wed., February 3, 2010 – Civil & Small Claims Hearings/Trials

• Thurs., February 4, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) - Bench Trials on Traffic Violations

• Thurs., February 4, 2010 (1:30 p.m.) - Bench Trials on Criminal Actions     

• Fri., February 5, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) - Plea/Arraignment

• Thurs., February 11, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) - Bench Trials on Traffic Violations

• Thurs., February 11, 2010 (1:30 p.m.) - Bench Trials on Criminal Actions     

• Fri., February 12, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) - Plea/Arraignment

• Mon. February 15, 2010 – PRESIDENT'S DAY. OFFICE CLOSED

• Wed., February 17, 2010 – Civil & Small Claims Hearings/Trials

• Thurs., February 18, 2010 – COURT OFFICER'S TRAINING (Eureka Springs) – NO COURT

• Fri., February 19, 2010 – COURT OFFICER'S TRAINING (Eureka Springs) – NO COURT

• Thurs., February 25, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) - Bench Trials on Traffic Violations

• Thurs., February 25, 2010 (1:30 p.m.) - Bench Trials on Criminal Actions     

• Fri., February 26, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) - Plea/Arraignment


 

FOLLOW-UP ACTIVITIES:

•Enter dispositions into court database of cases brought before the court on January 15, 2010 (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).