Friday, January 22, 2010

District Court Weekly DHR (1/25/10)

WEEKLY DEPARTMENT REPORT

(Period of January 15 - 21, 2010)

Department: Helena-West Helena District Court

Date:    January 25, 2010

Prepared by:     Linda Danley

SPECIFIC WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:

January 15 - 21, 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 15, 2010 (9:00 A.M.) - Plea/Arraignment & Review Hearings

    Total number of cases scheduled – 238

Mon., January 18, 2010 – Office Closed. Dr. King Holiday

Wed., January 20, 2010 – Civil & Small Claims Hearings/Trial

    Total number of cases scheduled – 10 civil actions and 1 small claims case

Thurs., January 21, 2010 – (9:00 A.M.) - Bench Trials on Traffic Violations

    Total number of cases scheduled – 75

Thurs., January 21, 2010 – (1:30 P.M.) - Bench Trials on Criminal Actions

    Total number of cases scheduled – 31

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Breakdown of Traffic and Criminal Actions

Resolved During the Period of January 15 - 21, 2010

Jurisdiction: City of Helena-West Helena

Finding 

Criminal 

Juvenile 

Traffic 

Total 

BF 

 

9

DM 

 

10 

14

37 

 

26 

63

NG 

 

4

NP 

15 

20 

36

PRB 

  

3

TOTAL 

59 

69 

129


 

Jurisdiction: City of West Helena-OLD

Finding 

Criminal 

Total 

TOTAL 


 

Jurisdiction: Game & Fish

Finding 

Criminal 

Total 

BF 

TOTAL 


 

Jurisdiction: Highway Police "Z" Tickets

Finding 

Traffic 

Total 

DM 

TOTAL 


 

Jurisdiction: Phillips County

Finding 

Criminal 

Juvenile 

Ordinance 

Traffic 

Total 

BF 

  

10 

12 

DM 

 

  

NP 

 

PRB 

 

 

TOTAL 

20 

31 


 

ALL JURISDICTIONS:


Finding 

Criminal

Juvenile

Ordinance

Traffic

Total

BF

4

  

18

22

DM

5

 

1

12

18

G

39

  

29

68

NG

2

  

2

4

NP

19

2

 

23

44

PRB

 

1

 

6

7

TOTAL

69

3

1

90

163


 

KEY

BF – Bond Forfeit 

NG – Not Guilty

DM – Dismissed 

NP – Nolle Prosequi 

G – Guilty 

PRB - Probation 

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Jail Roster

(January 15 -21, 2010)


 

Defendant 

Case # 

Arrest

Date 

Release/

Sent. Date 

Disposition 

Barrow, Markell 

CR-08-1833

CR-09-3507

CR-09-3508

CR-09-3544

CR-09-3545

CR-09-4467

CR-09-4468

1/19/10

 

Schedule for plea on 1/22/10. 

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 

1/15/10

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


 

Released O.R. on 1/15/21 per request of counsel. Set for trial on 1/28/10.

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.

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

CR-10-102

CR-08-3881

CR-08-3882

CR-09-4543 

1/08/10 

1/21/10

Plea of not guilty on 1/15/10. Set for trial on 1/21/10. Plea of no contest on 1/21/10, found guilty on CR-10-151. Sentenced to 3 months supervised probation; 13 days in jail with credit for 13 days served; and no contact order terminated. Remaining cases merged into CR-10-151.

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.)

Loomis, Amanda 

CR-09-3627

CR-09-3952 

1/08/10 

1/15/10

Plea of guilty on 1/15/10. Sentenced to 90 days supervised probation and 10 days in jail with credit for 10 days served.

Roberts, Darrell 

CR-09-3479

TR-09-4664

TR-09-4665

1/08/10 

1/15/10

Plea of guilty on 1/15/10. Sentenced to 12 days in jail with credit for 12 days served.

Roberts, Jason 

CR-09-2050

CR-09-4551 

12/24/09

(Served while in jail on other charges.)

 

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

Strickland, Willie

CR-09-50

CR-09-287 

12/29/09 

1/15/10

Scheduled for plea on 1/08/10. Rescheduled for plea on 1/15/10. Plea of guilty on 1/15/10 to both charges. Given credit for time 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. Witness not available on 1/21/10. Case rescheduled for 1/28/10.

Young, Willie

CR-09-4247

12/02/09

 

Set for trial 1/14/10. Witness not available. Rescheduled for trial set on 1/21/10. Witness not available on 1/21/10. Rescheduled for 1/28/10.


 

FUTURE WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:

• 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 22, 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).