Friday, September 3, 2010

District Court Weekly DHR (9/07/10)

WEEKLY DEPARTMENT REPORT

(Period of August 27 – September 2, 2010)

Department: Helena-West Helena District Court

Date:    September 7, 2010

Prepared by:     Linda Danley

SPECIFIC WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:

Aug. 27, 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., Aug. 27, 2010 (9:00 A.M.) - Plea/Arraignment & Review Docket

    Total number of cases scheduled – 380

Thurs., Sept. 2, 2010 (9:00 A.M.) - Bench Trials on Traffic & Criminal Actions

    Total number of cases scheduled - 33

Thurs., Sept. 2, 2010 (1:30 P.M.) – No Court.

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Breakdown of Traffic and Criminal Actions

Resolved During the Period of August 27 – September 2, 2010

Jurisdiction: City of Helena-West Helena

Finding

Criminal

DWI

Juvenile

Traffic

Total

DM

8

 

2

38

48

G

29

2

 

96

127

PRB

   

1

1

WR

1

   

1

TOTAL

38

2

2

135

177

Jurisdiction: Game & Fish

Finding

Criminal

Total

G

1

1

TOTAL

1

1

Jurisdiction: Highway Police "Z" Tickets

Finding

Traffic

Total

G

2

2

TOTAL

2

2

Jurisdiction: Phillips County

Finding

Criminal

DWI

Traffic

Total

BF

  

1

1

DM

7

 

8

15

G

10

3

19

32

NP

  

1

1

TOTAL

17

3

29

49

ALL JURISDICTIONS:

Finding

Criminal

DWI

Juvenile

Traffic

Total

BF

   

1

1

DM

15

 

2

46

63

G

40

5

 

117

162

NP

   

1

1

PRB

   

1

1

WR

1

   

1

TOTAL

56

5

2

166

229

KEY

BF – Bond Forfeited

NP – Nolle Prosequi

DM – Dismissed

PRB – Probation

G – Guilty 

WR – Warrant Recalled

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Jail Roster

(Aug. 27 – Sept. 2, 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.

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

CR-10-1493

CR-10-1494

CR-10-1495

CR-10-1496

CR-07-1854

CR-07-2112

CR-08-5004

CR-08-5007

CR-09-1537

TR-10-2648

CR-10-2303

8/20/10 

8/27/10

Plea of guilty on 8/27/10. Ordered to pay fines/cost totaling $615.00 and sentenced to 7 days in jail with credit for 7 days served.

Harvey, Nicholas 

CR-10-2093

CR-10-2111 

7/22/10 

8/27/10

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.


 

Case rescheduled to 9/02/10. Plea of not guilty. Finding of guilty. Sentenced to six months in jail on CR-10-2093 and ordered to have no contact with complaining party. Sentenced to 26 days in jail on CR-10-2111 on CR-10-2111 to run concurrent with CR-10-2093.

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

    Labor Day
Holiday)

• Mon., Sept. 6, 2010 – Office Closed for 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 September 3, 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 and refrigerator.

• 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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