Friday, April 16, 2010

District Court Weekly DHR (4/19/10)

WEEKLY DEPARTMENT REPORT

(Period of April 9 - 15, 2010)

Department: Helena-West Helena District Court

Date:    April 19, 2010

Prepared by:     Linda Danley

SPECIFIC WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:

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

    Total number of cases scheduled – 520

Thurs., April 15, 2010 – (9:00 A.M.) - Bench Trials on Traffic Violations

    Total number of cases scheduled – 79

Thurs., April 15, 2010 – (1:30 P.M.) - Bench Trials on Criminal Actions

    Total number of cases scheduled – 25

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Breakdown of Traffic and Criminal Actions

Resolved During the Period of April 9 - 15, 2010

Jurisdiction: City of Helena-West Helena

Finding 

Criminal 

DWI 

Juvenile 

Traffic 

Total 

BF 

  

18 

20 

DM 

 

10 

23 

26 

35 

64 

NG 

   

NP 

39 

  

28 

67 

PRB 

   

TOTAL 

76 

101 

184 

Jurisdiction: City of West Helena-OLD

Finding

Criminal 

DWI 

Traffic 

Total 

DM 

 

 

  

NP 

 

TOTAL 

Jurisdiction: Highway Police "Z" Tickets

Finding 

Traffic 

Total 

BF 

TOTAL 

Jurisdiction: Phillips County

Finding 

Criminal 

DWI 

Juvenile 

Traffic 

Total 

BF 

  

58 

64 

DM 

  

19 

29 

NG 

   

NP 

12 

  

42 

54 

PRB 

   

TOTAL 

26 

127 

157 

ALL JURISDICTIONS:

Finding

Criminal

DWI

Juvenile

Traffic

Total

BF

8

  

77

85

DM

10

1

4

16

31

G

34

3

4

54

95

NG

1

  

1

2

NP

53

  

73

126

PRB

   

11

11

TOTAL

106

4

8

232

350

KEY

BF – Bond Forfeit

NG – Not Guilty

DM – Dismissed

NP – Nolle Prosequi

G – Guilty

PRB – Probation

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Jail Roster

(April 9 - 15, 2010)

Name 

Case# 

Arrest

Date 

Release/

Sent. Date 

Disposition 

Clayton, Billy Joe 

CR-08-1534

CR-10-417

DWI-10-24

CR-10-1005

CR-10-1003

CR-10-1002

TR-10-1172

TR-10-1173

3/30/10

4/09/10

Plea of guilty to all charges on 4/09/10 except CR-10-417. Set for trial on 5/06/10. Ordered to pay new fines/cost of $980.00, sentenced to 10 days in jail with credit for 10 days served; to attend alcohol/safety class; and his driver's license was suspended for six months. Ordered to back fines ($510.00) immediately in CR-08-1534 or serve out in jail (13 days). Defendant elected to serve time in jail for back fines. Appeal bond set at $800.00.

Donaby, James Sr.

(DOB: 08/29/60)

CR-10-990

CR-10-991

4/06/10

4/09/10

Plea of guilty to both charges on 4/09/10. Ordered to pay fines/cost totaling $190; and was sentenced to 5 days in jail with credit for 5 days served.

Hayes, Lawrence

CR-09-2619

CR-10-472

CR-10-714

4/01/10

4/09/10

Plea of guilty to all charges on 4/09/10. Ordered to pay fines/cost totaling $240.00 on new charges and sentenced to 8 days in jail with credit for 8 days served. Ordered to pay backs ($515.00) immediately in CR-09-2619 or serve out in jail (13 days).

Howard, Dusty L.

CR-08-3255

CR-08-3946

CR-08-3947

CR-08-4932

CR-08-4933

CR-08-4934

CR-10-1052

4/13/10

 

Set for plea on 4/16/10.

Johnson, Terry

CR-09-943

CR-09-944

CR-09-945

CR-09-1276

CR-09-1277

CR-09-1278

4/12/10

 

Set for plea on 4/16/10.

Starr, Eugene Jr.

CR-09-2937

4/11/10

 

Set for plea on 4/16/10.

Wiggins, Bryan

CR-09-2174

CR-09-3575

CR-09-3791

CR-10-731 

3/26/10 

4/09/10

Plea of guilty to all charges. Sentenced to 10 days in jail with credit for 10 days served. Ordered to pay back fines ($310) immediately CR-09-2174 or serve out in jail (8 days).

Wilson, Markell 

TR-10-866

TR-10-867

3/22/10

4/09/10

Plea of guilty to both charges on 4/09/10. Ordered to pay fines/cost totaling $530.00.


 

FUTURE WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:

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

∙ Tues, April 20, 2010 (10:00 a.m. - noon) – Drug Education workshop for Department Heads

∙ 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.

∙ Thurs., April 29, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) – Bench Trials on Traffic Violations

∙ Thurs., April 29, 2010 (1:30 p.m.) – Bench Trials on Criminal Actions

∙ Fri., April 30, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) – Plea/Arraignment

∙ Wed., May 5, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) – Civil & Small Claims Hearings/Trials

∙ Thurs., May 6, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) – Bench Trials on Traffic Violations

∙ Thurs., May 6, 2010 (1:30 p.m.) – Bench Trials on Criminal Actions

∙ Fri., May 7, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) – Plea/Arraignment

FOLLOW-UP ACTIVITIES:

•Enter dispositions into court database of cases brought before the court on April 12, 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:

• Replace computer monitor.

• Repair internet connection.

• Complete installation and set up of court server.

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

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