Friday, August 27, 2010

District Court Weekly (8/30/10)

WEEKLY DEPARTMENT REPORT

(Period of August 20 - 26, 2010)

Department: Helena-West Helena District Court

Date:    August 30, 2010

Prepared by:     Linda Danley

SPECIFIC WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:

Aug. 20 - 26, 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., August 20, 2010 (9:00 A.M.) - Plea/Arraignment & Review Docket

    Total number of cases scheduled – 203

Thurs., Aug. 26, 2010 (9:00 A.M.) - Bench Trials on Traffic Violations

    Total number of cases scheduled - 47

Thurs., Aug. 26, 2010 (1:30 P.M.) - Bench Trials on Criminal Actions

    Total number of cases scheduled – 56

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Breakdown of Traffic and Criminal Actions

Resolved During the Period of August 20 - 26, 2010

Jurisdiction: City of Helena-West Helena

Finding

Criminal

DWI

Juvenile

Traffic

Total

BF

1

  

12

13

G

13

  

21

34

NG

 

1

  

1

NP

16

 

1

15

32

PRB

   

2

2

TOTAL

30

1

1

50

82

Jurisdiction: Phillips County

Finding

Criminal

Traffic

Total

BF

 

1

1

DM

1

 

1

G

 

6

6

NP

 

1

1

TOTAL

1

8

9

ALL JURISDICTIONS:

Finding

Criminal

DWI

Juvenile

Traffic

Total

BF

1

  

13

14

DM

1

   

1

G

13

  

27

40

NG

 

1

  

1

NP

16

 

1

16

33

PRB

   

2

2

TOTAL

31

1

1

58

91

KEY

BF – Bond Forfeited

NG – Not Guilty

DM – Dismissed

NP – Nolle Prosequi

G – Guilty 

PRB – Probation

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Jail Roster

(Aug. 13 - 19, 2010)

Name 

Case# 

Arrest

Date 

Release/

Sent. Date 

Disposition 

Britton, Jarkius K.

TR-09-2010

CR-09-2011

CR-09-2211

CR-09-2212

TR-09-2860

CR-09-3183

TR-09-4017

TR-09-4018

CR-09-4269

CR-09-4604

CR-10-1587

6/27/10

 

Plea of not guilty on 7/02/10. Trial set for 7/15/10. On 7/15/10, rescheduled for 7/23/10. On 7/23/10, rescheduled for 08/06/10. Rescheduled to 9/10/10.

Clark, Leon 

CR-10-2402

8/19/10

8/20/10

Plea of not guilty on 8/20/10. Set for trial on 9/09/10. Released O.R. (Was held in Lee County facility.)

Diamond, Curtis 

CR-08-3823

CR-09-4324

CR-09-4325

CR-09-4326

CR-10-48 

6/11/10 

 

Plea of not guilty on 6/25/10. Set for trial on 7/08/10. Rescheduled for 7/15/10. On 7/15/10, rescheduled for 9/16/10.

Gatewood, Zinna

TR-10-2671

CR-10-2441

CR-10-2442

CR-10-2443

8/20/10

 

Set for plea on 8/27/10.

Harvey, Nicholas 

CR-10-2093

CR-10-2111 

7/22/10 

 

Plea of not guilty on 7/23/10. Set for trial on 8/19/10. (Being held in Lee Co. facility.) On 8/19/10, rescheduled for 9/09/10.  

Minor, Ronnie 

CR-09-3625

CR-09-3626

CR-09-4140

CR-09-4141

CR-09-4507 

7/17/10 

 

Plea of not guilty on 7/23/10 to CR-09-3625 and CR-09-3626. Set for trial on 8/26/10. Plea of guilty to remaining charges. Sentenced to 60 days in jail.

Murray, Jasmine 

CR-10-835

8/17/10

8/20/10

Plea of not guilty on 8/20/10. Set for trial on 8/26/10. Arranged bond and was released. (Being held in Lee County facility.)

Norton, Joshua 

CR-10-1730 

7/28/10 

8/19/10

Plea of not guilty on 8/19/10. Finding of guilty. Sentenced to three days VWP for the city. Review date – 09/17/10.

Rogers, Danny

TR-10-2412

TR-10-2102

CR-10-1994

TR-10-2414

CR-10-2294

8/12/10

8/20/10

Plea of guilty to TR-10-2412 on 8/20/10. Ordered to pay fines/cost totaling $140.00. Plea of not guilty to all remaining charges. Set for trial on 8/26/10. Rescheduled for 9/09/10 on 8/26/10.

Stafford, Joseph 

TR-10-1751 

Other charges pending. 

 

Set for plea on 7/30/10. Continued on 7/30/10 to 8/06/10. Plea of not guilty on 8/6/10. Set for trial on 12/3/10. 

FUTURE WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:

• Fri., Aug. 27, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) – Plea/Arraignment & Review Hearings

• Wed., Sept. 1, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) – Civil & Small Claims Hearings/Trials

• Thurs., Sept. 2, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) – Bench Trials on Traffic Violations

• Thurs., Sept. 2, 2010 (1:30 p.m.) – Bench Trials on Criminal Actions

• Fri., Sept. 3, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) – Plea/Arraignment & Review Hearings (Half-day schedule –

    Labor Day
Holiday)

• Thurs., Sept. 9, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) – Bench Trials on Traffic Violations

• Thurs., Sept. 9, 2010 (1:30 p.m.) – Bench Trials on Criminal Actions

• Fri., Sept. 10, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) – Plea/Arraignment & Review Hearings

• Wed., Sept. 15, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) – Civil & Small Claims Trials/Hearings

• Thurs., Sept. 16, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) – Bench Trials on Traffic Violations

• Thurs., Sept. 16, 2010 (1:30 p.m.) – Bench Trials on Criminal Actions

• Fri., Sept. 17, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) – Plea/Arraignment & Review Hearings

• Thurs., Sept. 23, 2010 – District Court Judge's Meeting. NO COURT.

• Fri., Sept. 24, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) – District Court Judge's Meeting. NO COURT.

FOLLOW-UP ACTIVITIES:

• Enter dispositions into court database of cases brought before the court on Aug. 27, 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.

• Complete installation and set up of court server.

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

• Shortage in ceiling fixture inside courtroom.

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