Friday, August 6, 2010

District Court Weekly DHR (8/09/10)

WEEKLY DEPARTMENT REPORT

(Period of July 30 – August 5, 2010)

Department: Helena-West Helena District Court

Date:    August 9, 2010

Prepared by:     Linda Danley

SPECIFIC WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:

July 30 – Aug. 5, 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.

July 30, 2010 (9:00 A.M.) - Plea/Arraignment & Review Docket

    Total number of cases scheduled – 505

Wed., August 4, 2010 – Civil & Small Claims Hearings/Trials

    Total number of cases scheduled – 5 civil claims and 2 small claims actions

Thurs., Aug. 5, 2010 (9:00 A.M.) - Bench Trials on Traffic Violations

    Total number of cases scheduled – 26

Thurs., Aug. 5, 2010 (1:30 P.M.) - Bench Trials on Criminal Actions

    Total number of cases scheduled – 50

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Breakdown of Traffic and Criminal Actions

Resolved During the Period of July 30 – August 5, 2010

Jurisdiction: City of Helena-West Helena

Finding 

Criminal 

DWI 

Juvenile 

Traffic 

Total 

BF 

 

14 

17 

DM 

   

32 

28 

65 

NP 

15 

  

49 

64 

PRB 

   

TOTAL 

56 

92 

154 

Jurisdiction: Game & Fish

Finding 

Criminal 

Total 

BF 

TOTAL 

Jurisdiction: Highway Police "Z" Tickets

Finding 

Traffic 

Total 

NP 

TOTAL 

Jurisdiction: Phillips County

Finding

Criminal

Juvenile

Traffic

Total

BF

1

1

19

21

DM

20

  

20

G

2

 

21

23

NP

6

 

13

19

TOTAL

29

1

53

83

ALL JURISDICTIONS:

Finding 

Criminal 

DWI 

Juvenile 

Traffic 

Total 

BF 

 

33 

39 

DM 

27 

   

27 

34 

49 

88 

NP 

21 

  

63 

84 

PRB 

   

TOTAL 

86 

146 

239 

KEY

BF – Bond Forfeited

NP – Nolle Prosequi

DM – Dismissed

PRB – Probation

G – Guilty 

 

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Jail Roster

(July 30 – Aug. 5, 2010)

Name 

Case# 

Arrest

Date 

Release/

Sent. Date 

Disposition

Augustus, Rick 

CR-10-2219 

7/24/10 

 

Set for plea on 8/06/10. 

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.

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.

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.)  

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, Dedrick 

JV-09-102

JV-09-103

CR-09-3931 

7/26/10 

7/30/10 

Plea of guilty on 7/30/10. Ordered to pay fines/cost totaling $280 and sentenced to jail for 4 days with credit for 4 days served.

Norton, Joshua 

CR-10-2165 

7/28/10 

 

Set for plea on 8/06/10. 

Peck, Corwin 

TR-10-2764 

7/10/10

Also arrested on felony charges. 

 

Set for plea on 8/06/10.

Robinson, Janice 

CR-10-2140 

7/25/10 

7/30/10

Plea of guilty on 7/30/10. Ordered to pay fines/cost totaling $340, sentenced to 36 days in jail with 30 suspended and credit for 6 days served.

Sharpe, Kirk 

CR-10-2168

CR-10-2169 

7/29/10 

7/30/10

Plea of not guilty. Released O.R. Set for trial on 8/26/10.

Stafford, Joseph 

TR-10-1751 

Other charges pending. 

Arranged bond prior to 7/30/10.

Set for plea on 7/30/10. Continued on 7/30/10 to 8/06/10. 

Uribe, Joshua 

CR-10-2170

CR-10-2171 

7/29/10 

7/30/10

Plea of guilty on 7/30/10. Ordered to pay fines/cost totaling $405 and sentenced to 2 days in jail with credit for 2 days served. 

Wages, Mary 

TR-10-2736

CR-10-2172

TR-10-2498

CR-08-1280

TR-08-1119 

7/29/10 

7/30/10

Plea of guilty on 7/30/10 to all charges except TR-10-2498; set for 8/06/10. Ordered to pay fines/cost totaling $510 and sentenced to 2 days in jail with credit for 2 days served.

Williams, Michael 

CR-10-2010

CR-10-2011

CR-10-2012 

7/12/10 

 

Set for plea on 8/06/10.

Young, Willie Lee 

CR-10-2141

CR-10-2142 

7/24/10 

7/30/10

Plea of guilty on 7/30/10. Ordered to pay fines/cost totaling $240 and sentenced to jail for 7 days with credit for 7 days served.


 

FUTURE WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:

• Fri., Aug. 6, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) – Plea/Arraignment & Review Hearings

• Thurs., Aug. 12, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) – Bench Trials on Traffic Violations

• Thurs., Aug. 12, 2010 (1:30 p.m.) – Bench Trials on Criminal Actions

• Fri., Aug. 13, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) – Plea/Arraignment & Review Hearings

• Wed., Aug. 18, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) – Civil & Small Claims Hearings/Trials

• Thurs., Aug. 19, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) – Bench Trials on Traffic Violations

• Thurs., Aug. 19, 2010 (1:30 p.m.) – Bench Trials on Criminal Actions

• Fri., Aug. 20, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) – Plea/Arraignment & Review Hearings

• Thurs., Aug. 26, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) – Bench Trials on Traffic Violations

• Thurs., Aug. 26, 2010 (1:30 p.m.) – Bench Trials on Criminal Actions

• 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)

FOLLOW-UP ACTIVITIES:

• Enter dispositions into court database of cases brought before the court on Aug. 6, 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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