Thursday, March 4, 2010

District Court Weekly DHR (3/08/10)

WEEKLY DEPARTMENT REPORT

(Period of February 26 – March 4, 2010)

Department: Helena-West Helena District Court

Date:    March 8, 2010

Prepared by:     Linda Danley

SPECIFIC WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:

February 26 – March 1, 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., February 26, 2010 (9:00 A.M.) – Plea/Arraignment & Review Hearings

    Total number of cases scheduled – 454

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

    Total number of cases scheduled – 8 civil actions

Thurs., March 4, 2010 – (9:00 A.M.) - Bench Trials on Traffic Violations

    Total number of cases scheduled – 38

Thurs., March 4, 2010 – (1:30 P.M.) - Bench Trials on Criminal Actions

    Total number of cases scheduled – 33

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Breakdown of Traffic and Criminal Actions

Resolved During the Period of February 26 – March 4, 2010

Jurisdiction: City of Helena-West Helena

Finding

Criminal

DWI

Juvenile

Ordinance

Traffic

Total

BF

10

   

47

57

DM

1

   

19

20

G

28

4

  

38

70

NG

1

1

  

1

3

NP

29

 

2

1

50

82

PRB

    

11

11

TF

2

    

2

TOTAL

71

5

2

1

166

245

Jurisdiction: City of West Helena – OLD

Finding

Criminal

Total

NP

2

2

TOTAL

2

2

Jurisdiction: Highway Police "Z" Tickets

Finding

Traffic

Total

BF

1

1

TOTAL

1

1

Jurisdiction: Phillips County

Finding

Criminal

Traffic

Total

BF

4

13

17

DM

1

2

3

G

1

3

4

NG

1

 

1

NP

4

6

10

TOTAL

11

24

35

ALL JURISDICTIONS:

Finding

Criminal

DWI

Juvenile

Ordinance

Traffic

Total

BF

14

   

61

75

DM

2

   

21

23

G

29

4

  

41

74

NG

2

1

  

1

4

NP

35

 

2

1

56

94

PRB

    

11

11

TF

2

    

2

TOTAL

84

5

2

1

191

283

KEY

BF – Bond Forfeiture

G – Guilty

DM – Dismissed 

PRB - Probation

G – Guilty 

TF - Transferred

NG – Not Guilty

 

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Jail Roster

(February 26 – March 4, 2010)


 

Name 

Case# 

Arrest

Date 

Release/

Sent. Date 

Disposition 

Burns, Juanita

CR-10-654

CR-10-655

2/28/10

 

Scheduled for plea on 3/05/10.

Gibson, Jerry Lee 

CR-10-589 

2/13/10 

2/26/10

Plea of guilty on 2/26/10. Sentenced to 14 days in jail with credit for 14 days served.

Gray, Calvin 

TR-09-3939

TR-09-3940

CR-09-4280 

2/25/10 

2/26/10

Plea of guilty on 2/26/10. Ordered to pay fines+cost totaling $605.00 and sentenced to 7 days in jail with credit for 7 days served.

Henry, Laquinta

CR-09-4169

CR-09-4495

CR-09-4500

CR-10-111

2/25/10

2/26/10

Plea of guilty on 2/26/10 to all charges. Ordered to pay fines+cost totaling $780.00 and sentenced to 2 days in jail with credit for 2 days served.

Hill, Martavis 

CR-09-4334

CR-09-4586 

2/11/10 

2/26/10

Plea of guilty on 2/26/10. Ordered to pay fines+cost totaling $165.00 and sentenced to 36 days in jail with credit for 36 days served.

Murph, Earnestine 

CR-09-3792

CR-09-3793

CR-09-4079

2/08/10 

02/27/10

Plea of not guilty to all charges on 2/26/10. Set for trial 3/04/10. Arranged bond and was released on 2/27/10.

Pyron, Trinity

TR-08-2249

CR-08-4079

CR-09-78

CR-09-79

TR-10-387

CR-10-528 

2/09/10 

2/25/10

Brought to court 2/11/10 on TR-08-2249, CR-08-4079, CR-09-78, and CR-09-79. Public Defender appointed. Case set for 2/25/10. Scheduled for plea on 2/12/10 on TR-10-387 and CR-10-528. Ordered to pay $855.00 and sentenced to 120 days in jail. Appeal bond set at $6,000.00.


 

On 2/25/10, plea of guilty entered and sentenced to 30 days in jail on all remaining charge. Jail time to run concurrent with prior jail sentence.

Robinson, Janice 

CR-08-2336 

In jail on other charges. 

2/26/10

On the docket for review on 2/26/10. Case rescheduled for review regarding payment of restitution on 3/19/10.

Williams, Aaron 

CR-09-4099

2/06/10 

 

Plea of not guilty on 2/26/10. Set for trial on 3/11/10.


 

FUTURE WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:

∙ Fri., March 5, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) – Plea/Arraignment

∙ Thurs., March 11, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) – Bench Trials on Trial Violations

∙ Thurs., March 11, 2010 (1:30 p.m.) – Bench Trials on Criminal Actions

∙ Fri., March 12, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) – Plea/Arraignment

∙ Wed., March 17, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) – Civil & Small Claims Hearings/Trials

∙ Thurs., March 18, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) – Bench Trials on Trial Violations

∙ Thurs., March 18, 2010 (1:30 p.m.) – Bench Trials on Criminal Actions

∙ Fri., March 19, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) – Plea/Arraignment

∙ Thurs., March 25, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) – Bench Trials on Trial Violations

∙ Thurs., March 25, 2010 (1:30 p.m.) – Bench Trials on Criminal Actions

∙ Fri., March 26, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) – Plea/Arraignment

∙ Thurs., April 1, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) – Bench Trials on Trial Violations

∙ Thurs., April 1, 2010 (1:30 p.m.) – Bench Trials on Criminal Actions

∙ Fri., April 2, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) – Plea/Arraignment

FOLLOW-UP ACTIVITIES:

•Enter dispositions into court database of cases brought before the court on March 5, 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 Records 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).

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