Thursday, April 1, 2010

District Court Weekly DHR (4/05/10)

WEEKLY DEPARTMENT REPORT

(Period of March 26 – April 1, 2010)

Department: Helena-West Helena District Court

Date:    April 5, 2010

Prepared by:     Linda Danley

SPECIFIC WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:

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

    Total number of cases scheduled – 270

Thurs., April 1, 2010 – (9:00 A.M.) - Bench Trials on Traffic Violations

    Total number of cases scheduled – 42

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

    Total number of cases scheduled – 20

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Breakdown of Traffic and Criminal Actions

Resolved During the Period of March 26 – April 1, 2010

Jurisdiction: City of Helena-West Helena

Finding

Criminal

Juvenile

Traffic

Total

DM

6

 

3

9

G

30

1

30

61

NP

9

1

18

28

TF

1

2

 

3

TOTAL

46

4

51

101

Jurisdiction: City of West Helena-OLD

Finding

Criminal

Traffic

Total

G

2

2

4

TOTAL

2

2

4

Jurisdiction: Phillips County

Finding

Criminal

Juvenile

Traffic

Total

DM

2

 

1

3

G

6

 

23

29

NP

1

1

14

16

TOTAL

9

1

38

48

ALL JURISDICTIONS:

Finding

Criminal

Juvenile

Traffic

Total

DM

8

 

4

12

G

38

1

55

94

NP

10

2

32

44

TF

1

2

 

3

TOTAL

57

5

91

153

KEY

DM – Dismissed

NP – Nolle Prosequi

G – Guilty

TF – Transferred

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Jail Roster

(March 26 – April 1, 2010)

Name 

Case# 

Arrest

Date 

Release/

Sent. Date 

Disposition 

Fulcher, Wayne

CR-10-956

CR-10-957

CR-10-958

3/27/10

4/01/10

Plea of not guilty to all charges. Set for trial on 4/08/10. Released O.R.

Henderson, Deon

CR-09-3919

CR-09-3668

3/24/10

4/01/10

Plea of guilty to all charges. Ordered to pay fines+cost totaling $220.00.

Hicks, Jason 

CR-08-4409

CR-10-50 

3/23/10 

4/01/10

Set for plea on 3/26/10. Plea of guilty. Set for sentencing on 4/01/10.


 

On 4/01/10, entered a plea of guilty and sentenced to 30 days in jail.

Howard, Darrell

TR-10-871

TR-10-872

TR-10-873

TR-10-874

CR-10-853

3/07/10

4/01/10

Plea of guilty to all charges. Ordered to pay fines+cost totaling $1,035.00 and sentenced to 25 days in jail with credit for 25 days served.

Kilpatrick, Jessica

CR-09-1350

CR-09-1870

CR-10-453

3/28/10

4/01/10

Plea of guilty. Sentenced to 1 year in jail (authorized to serve jail sentence in custodial treatment program).

Pyron, Trinity

TR-10-760

TR-10-761

CR-10-799

CR-10-762

3/14/10

3/19/10

Plea of guilty to all charges except CR-10-799. Set for trial on 4/01/10. Ordered to pay fines/cost totaling $1145.00 and sentenced to 90 days in jail. Appeal bond set at $2300.00.


 

On 4/01/10, entered a plea of guilty to CR-10-799 and sentenced to probation for 1 year; 33 days in jail with credit for 19 days served.

Risper, Jamarcus

TR-09-3784

CR-09-3843

CR-09-4074

CR-10-514

CR-10-515

CR-10-545

3/06/10

 

Plea of guilty on 3/12/10 to CR-10-545. Ordered to pay fines+cost totaling $240.00 and sentenced to 6 months in jail. Case #CR-10-514 transferred to Circuit Court to be filed as a felony. Plea of not guilty to all remaining charges. Trial set for 4/08/10.

Staten, Kennell

CR-10-809

CR-10-808

3/18/10

3/19/10

Plea of guilty to CR-10-808 and sentenced to 30 days in jail. Remaining charge set for trial on 4/01/10. Appeal bond set at $600.00.


 

On 4/1/10, entered plea of guilty to CR-10-809; sentenced to 30 days in jail and ordered to have no contact with complaining party.


 

FUTURE WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:

∙ Fri., April 2, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) – Good Friday – No Court (Office Closed).

∙ Wed., April 7, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) – Civil & Small Claims Hearings/Trials

∙ Thurs., April 8, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) – Bench Trials on Traffic Violations

∙ Thurs., April 8, 2010 (1:30 p.m.) – Bench Trials on Criminal Actions

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

∙ Thurs., April 15, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) – Bench Trials on Traffic Violations

∙ Thurs., April 15, 2010 (1:30 p.m.) – Bench Trials on Criminal Actions

∙ Fri., April 16, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) – Plea/Arraignment

∙ Wed., April 21, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) – Civil & Small Claims Hearings/Trials

∙ Thurs., April 22, 2010 – District Court Judges & Clerks Meeting (Rogers, AR) – No Court.

∙ Fri., April 23, 2010 - District Court Judges & Clerks Meeting (Rogers, AR) – No Court.

FOLLOW-UP ACTIVITIES:

• 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:

• Replace computer monitor.

• Complete installation and set up of court server.

• Training for dispatch personnel on use of Virtual Justice (court software).

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