Friday, October 8, 2010

District Court Weekly DHR (10/11/10)

WEEKLY DEPARTMENT REPORT

(Period of October 1 – 7, 2010)

Department: Helena-West Helena District Court

Date:    October 11, 2010

Prepared by:     Linda Danley

SPECIFIC WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:

Oct. 1 – 7, 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., Oct. 1, 2010 (9:00 A.M.) - - Plea/Arraignment & Review Docket

    Total number of cases scheduled – 418

Wed., Oct. 6, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) – Civil & Small Claims Trials/Hearings

    Total number of cases scheduled – 10 civil and 2 small claims

Thurs., Oct. 7, 2010 ((9:00 A.M.) - Bench Trials on Traffic Violations

    Total number of cases scheduled - 51

Thurs., Oct. 7, 2010 (1:30 P.M.) – Bench Trials on Criminal Actions

    Total number of cases scheduled - 33

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Breakdown of Traffic and Criminal Actions

Resolved During the Period of October 1 - 7, 2010

Jurisdiction: City of Helena-West Helena

Finding

Criminal

Juvenile

Traffic

Total

DM

15

 

22

37

G

55

1

57

113

NP

  

2

2

WR

2

  

2

TOTAL

72

1

81

154

Jurisdiction: Highway Police "Z" Tickets

Finding

Traffic

Total

G

3

3

TOTAL

3

3

Jurisdiction: Phillips County

Finding

Criminal

DWI

Traffic

Total

DM

8

1

16

25

G

7

1

36

44

NG

2

1

 

3

NP

7

 

8

15

TF

4

 

4

8

TOTAL

28

3

64

95

ALL JURISDICTIONS:

Finding

Criminal

DWI

Juvenile

Traffic

Total

DM

23

1

 

38

62

G

62

1

1

96

160

NG

2

1

  

3

NP

7

  

10

17

TF

4

  

4

8

WR

2

   

2

TOTAL

100

3

1

148

252

KEY

DM – Dismissed

NP – Nolle Prosequi

G – Guilty

TF – Transferred

NG – Not Guilty

WR – Warrant Recalled

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Jail Roster

(Oct. 1 - 7, 2010)

Name 

Case# 

Arrest

Date 

Release/

Sent. Date 

Disposition 

Britton, D'Markus 

CR-07-3169

CR-07-3170

CR-08-2737

TR-08-2320

TR-08-2321

TR-08-2322

CR-08-2907

CR-09-2908

CR-09-2909

CR-09-2910

CR-09-1176

CR-09-1177

CR-09-1178

CR-09-1180

CR-09-1182

CR-09-1184

CR-09-1185

CR-09-1186

CR-09-1187

TR-09-1187

CR-10-2681

CR-10-2682

CR-10-2683 

10/04/10 

10/07/10

Plea of not guilty to CR-10-2681, CR-10-2682 and CR-10-2683. Trial set for 11/04/10. Plea of no contest to all remaining charges. Sentenced to four days in jail with credit for four days served. Ordered to pay fines/cost totaling $2,065.00. Appeal bond set at $2,350.00.

Diamond, Curtis

CR-08-3823

CR-09-4324

CR-09-4325

CR-09-4326

CR-10-48 

6/11/10

Also being held on county charges. 

 

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. (No trial. Public defender did not appear.) Rescheduled for 10/21/10.

Ellebb, Carlos 

CR-10-2686 

9/24/10 

 

Plea of not guilty on 10/01/10. Set for trial on 10/21/10.  

Gibson, Jerry Lee 

CR-10-2750

CR-10-2751

CR-10-2752 

9/20/10 

10/01/10

Plea of guilty on 10/01/10. Sentenced to 12 days in jail and fined $190.00.

Hicks, George 

Porter, Jesse Rusty

9/24/10 

 

Set for plea on 10/08/10. 

Mathews, Alfred 

CR-10-2745 

9/21/10 

 

Set for plea on 10/01/10.  

Parks, Sharon 

CR-08-4772

CR-08-4771

TR-10-2466

TR-10-2467

TR-10-2468

TR-10-2469

CR-10-2132

CR-10-2305

TR-10-3673 

10/02/10 

 

Set for plea on 10/08/10. 

Porter, James 

CR-10-2894 

  

Set for plea on 10/08/10. 

Pruitt, Sammie 

TR-10-3343

TR-10-3344

CR-10-2679

CR-10-2651

CR-07-3120 

9/08/10

Also being held on other charges. 

10/01/10

Plea of guilty on 10/01/10. Plea of guilty to all charges. Sentenced to 150 days in jail. To be served out in ADC. Probation revoked on CR-10-2651. (Sentenced to 6 years.)

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.

Warwick, Keith 

CR-10-2780

CR-10-2781

CR-10-2782 

9/23/10

Also being held on other charges. 

10/01/10

Plea of guilty on 10/01/10. Sentenced to 1 ½ years in jail. Authorized to serve jail sentenced in custodial treatment facility. Also fined $720.00.

Williams, Anthony J. 

CR-09-1756

CR-09-4465 

9/15/10 

10/01/10

Plea of guilty on 10/01/10. Ordered to pay fines/cost totaling $425.00 and 12 months supervised probation. Conditions of probation: (1) good behavior; (2) attend aggression workshop; and (3) no contact with complaining party.

FUTURE WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:

• Fri., Oct. 8, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) – Plea/Arraignment & Review Hearings

• Thurs., Oct. 14, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) – Bench Trials on Traffic Violations

• Thurs., Oct. 14, 2010 (1:30 p.m.) – Bench Trials on Criminal Actions

• Fri., Oct. 15, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) – Plea/Arraignment & Review Hearings

• Wed., Oct. 20, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) – Civil & Small Claims Trials/Hearings

• Thurs., Oct. 21, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) – Bench Trials on Traffic Violations

• Thurs., Oct. 21, 2010 (1:30 p.m.) – Bench Trials on Criminal Actions

• Fri., Oct. 22, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) – Plea/Arraignment & Review Hearings

• Thurs., Oct. 28, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) – Bench Trials on Traffic Violations

• Thurs., Oct. 28, 2010 (1:30 p.m.) – Bench Trials on Criminal Actions

• Fri., Oct. 29, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) – Plea/Arraignment & Review Hearings

• Fri., Nov. 19, 2010 – (NO COURT) - District Court Clerk's Meeting (West Memphis, AR)

• Nov. 25 - 26, 2010 – (NO COURT) – Thanksgiving Holiday

FOLLOW-UP ACTIVITIES:

• Enter dispositions into court database of cases brought before the court on October 8, 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:

• 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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