Friday, April 23, 2010

District Court Weekly DHR (4/26/10)

WEEKLY DEPARTMENT REPORT

(Period of April 16 - 22, 2010)

Department: Helena-West Helena District Court

Date:    April 26, 2010

Prepared by:     Linda Danley

SPECIFIC WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:

April 16 - 22, 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 16, 2010 (9:00 A.M.) – Plea/Arraignment & Review Hearings

    Total number of cases scheduled – 269

Tues., April 20, 2010 (10:00 – 11:40 a.m.) – Drug Education Workshop for Supervisors

Thurs., April 22, 2010 – AR District Court Judges/Clerk's Meeting

    (Rogers, AR) – No Court

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Breakdown of Traffic and Criminal Actions

Resolved on April 16, 2010

Jurisdiction: City of Helena-West Helena

Finding 

Criminal 

Juvenile 

Traffic 

Total 

DM 

 

12 

32 

45 

NP 

 

11 

20 

UA 

  

TOTAL 

22 

47 

70 

Jurisdiction: Phillips County

Finding 

Criminal 

Juvenile 

Traffic 

Total 

28 

31 

NP 

11 

15 

TOTAL 

39 

46 

ALL JURISDICTIONS:

Finding 

Criminal

Juvenile 

Traffic 

Total 

DM 

 

14 

60 

76 

NP 

12 

22 

35 

UA 

  

TOTAL 

27 

86 

116 

KEY

DM – Dismissed

NP – Nolle Prosequi

G – Guilty

UA – Under Advisement

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Jail Roster

(April 16, 2010)

Name 

Case# 

Arrest

Date 

Release/

Sent. Date 

Disposition 

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

04/16/10

Plea of guilty to CR-10-1052. Sentenced to 90 days in jail. Appeal Bond set at $4,000.00 cash.


 

Plea of not guilty to remaining charges. Trial set for 5/13/10.

Johnson, Terry

CR-09-943

CR-09-944

CR-09-945

CR-09-1276

CR-09-1277

CR-09-1278

4/12/10

4/16/10

Plea of guilty to all charges on 4/16/10. Ordered to pay fines/cost totaling $615.00 and sentenced to six days in jail with credit for 6 days served.

Starr, Eugene Jr.

CR-09-2937

4/11/10

 

Plea of not guilty on 4/16/10. Trial set for 5/06/10.

Wallace, Samuel III 

Cr-09-271 

4/19/10 

 

Set for plea on 4/30/10.  

White, Keith 

CR-10-1036

CR-10-1037

CR-10-1038

4/15/10 

 

Set for plea on 4/30/10.  


 

FUTURE WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:

∙ 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

∙ Thurs., May 13, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) – Bench Trials on Traffic Violations

∙ Thurs., May 13, 2010 (1:30 p.m.) – Bench Trials on Criminal Actions

∙ Fri., May 14, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) – Plea/Arraignment

∙ Wed., May 19, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) – Civil & Small Claims Hearings/Trials

∙ Thurs., May 20, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) – Bench Trials on Traffic Violations

∙ Thurs., May 20, 2010 (1:30 p.m.) – Bench Trials on Criminal Actions

∙ Fri., May 21, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) – Plea/Arraignment

∙ Thurs., May 27, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) – Bench Trials on Traffic Violations

∙ Thurs., May 27, 2010 (1:30 p.m.) – Bench Trials on Criminal Actions

∙ Fri., May 28, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) – Plea/Arraignment

∙ Mon., May 31, 2010 – Memorial Day (Office Closed)

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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