Friday, January 29, 2010

District Court Weekly DHR (2/01/10)

WEEKLY DEPARTMENT REPORT

(Period of January 22 - 28, 2010)

Department: Helena-West Helena District Court

Date:    February 1, 2010

Prepared by:     Linda Danley

SPECIFIC WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:

January 22 - 28, 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 22, 2010 (9:00 A.M.) - Plea/Arraignment & Review Hearings

    Total number of cases scheduled – 172

Thurs., January 29, 2010 – (9:00 A.M.) - Bench Trials on Traffic Violations

    Total number of cases scheduled – 90

Thurs., January 29, 2010 – (1:30 P.M.) - Bench Trials on Criminal Actions

    Total number of cases scheduled – 91

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Breakdown of Traffic and Criminal Actions

Resolved During the Period of January 22 - 28, 2010

Jurisdiction: City of Helena-West Helena

Finding 

Criminal 

DWI 

Juvenile 

Ordinance 

Traffic 

Total 

BF 

   

10 

DA 

    

DM 

  

16 

21 

32 

 

28 

62 

NP 

20 

 

30 

PRB 

    

TF 

    

TOTAL 

61 

67 

133 


 

Jurisdiction: Phillips County

Finding 

Criminal 

Juvenile 

Traffic 

Total 

DM 

  

NP 

 

PRB 

  

TOTAL 

10 

13 


 

ALL JURISDICTIONS:

Finding 

Criminal 

DWI 

Juvenile 

Ordinance 

Traffic 

Total 

BF 

   

10 

DA 

    

DM 

  

1

19 

24 

33 

 

32 

68 

NP 

21 

 

10 

33 

PRB 

    

TF 

    

TOTAL 

63 

77 

146 


 

KEY:

BF – Bond Forfeit 

NP – Nolle Prosequi 

DA- Deferred Adjudication 

PRB – Probation 

DM – Dismissed 

TF – Transferred 

G - Guilty 

 

Jail Roster

(January 22 - 28, 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

1/22/10

Plea of guilty to all charges. Ordered to pay fines+cost totaling $340.00; sentenced to 3 months supervised probation; sentenced to 7 days in jail with credit for 7 days served; and ordered to pay back fines ($3,137.00) or serve out in jail (78 days).

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.

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.)

Peters, William

CR-10-295

CR-10-296

CR-10-297

1/22/10

 

Scheduled for plea on 1/29/10.

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.  

Simmons, Laneeta

CR-10-298

CR-10-299

1/21/10

Released prior to 1/29/10

Scheduled for plea on 1/29/10.

Walker, Raffiel 

CR-09-3809

CR-09-4246

Served while in jail on felony charges. 

1/28/10 

Plea of not guilty. Trial set for 1/21/10. Witness not available on 1/21/10. Case rescheduled for 1/28/10. On 1/28/10, public defender appointed, finding of nolle prosequi entered.

Young, Willie

CR-09-4247

12/02/09

1/28/10

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. On 1/28/10, plea of guilty entered. Sentenced to 4 months in jail with credit for 56 days served.


 

FUTURE WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:

• 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 29, 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).