Thursday, August 12, 2010

District Court Weekly DHR (8/16/10)

WEEKLY DEPARTMENT REPORT

(Period of August 6 - 12, 2010)

Department: Helena-West Helena District Court

Date:    August 13, 2010

Prepared by:     Linda Danley

SPECIFIC WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:

Aug. 6 - 13, 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 6, 2010 (9:00 A.M.) - Plea/Arraignment & Review Docket

    Total number of cases scheduled – 335

Thurs., Aug. 12, 2010 (9:00 A.M.) - Bench Trials on Traffic Violations

    Total number of cases scheduled – 35

Thurs., Aug. 12, 2010 (1:30 P.M.) - Bench Trials on Criminal Actions

    Total number of cases scheduled – 40

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Breakdown of Traffic and Criminal Actions

Resolved During the Period of August 6 - 12, 2010

Jurisdiction: City of Helena-West Helena

Finding

Criminal

Juvenile

Traffic

Total

DM

8

 

25

33

G

45

4

77

126

NG

  

1

1

NP

13

 

5

18

WQ

1

  

1

TOTAL

67

4

108

179

Jurisdiction: Highway Police "Z" Tickets

Finding

Traffic

Total

BF

1

1

G

1

1

TOTAL

2

2

Jurisdiction: Phillips County

Finding

Criminal

Traffic

Total

BF

 

2

2

DM

3

9

12

G

14

20

34

NG

1

 

1

TOTAL

18

31

49

ALL JURISDICTIONS:

Finding

Criminal

Juvenile

Traffic

Total

BF

  

3

3

DM

11

 

34

45

G

59

4

98

161

NG

1

 

1

2

NP

13

 

5

18

WQ

1

  

1

TOTAL

85

4

141

230

KEY

BF – Bond Forfeited

NG – Not Guilty

DM – Dismissed

NP – Nolle Prosequi

G – Guilty 

WQ – Warrant Quashed

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Jail Roster

(Aug. 6 - 12, 2010)

Name 

Case# 

Arrest

Date 

Release/

Sent. Date 

Disposition

Augustus, Rick 

CR-10-2219 

7/24/10 

8/06/10

Plea of guilty on 8/06/10. Ordered to pay fines/cost totaling $340; sentenced to 14 days with credit for 14 days served; and sentenced to 12 months supervised probation. Conditions of probation: (1) good behavior; (2) domestic violence workshop; (3) drug testing at defendant's expense; and (4) drug/alcohol counseling.

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.

Chism, Jonathan

CR-10-2277

8/10/10

 

Set for plea on 8/13/10.

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.)  

Henry, Troy

CR-10-2279

8/08/10

 

Set for plea on 8/13/10.

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.  

Norton, Joshua 

CR-10-2165 

7/28/10 

8/06/10

Plea of guilty on 8/06/10. Ordered to pay fines/cost totaling $340; sentenced to 11 days in jail with credit for 11 days served; and sentenced to 12 months supervised probation. Conditions of probation: (1) good behavior; (2) domestic violence workshop; (3) drug testing at defendant's expense; (4) drug/alcohol counseling; (5) get his G.E.D.; and (6) job training.

Peck, Corwin 

TR-10-2764 

7/10/10

Also arrested on felony charges. 

8/06/10

Plea of guilty on 8/06/10. Ordered to pay fines/cost totaling $215.

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.

Williams, Michael 

CR-10-2010

CR-10-2011

CR-10-2012 

7/12/10 

8/12/10

Plea of not guilty on 8/06/10. Set for trial on 8/12/10. Sentenced to 120 days supervised probation. Ordered to attend domestic violence workshop.

FUTURE WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:

• 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. 13, 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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