Friday, October 22, 2010

District Court Weekly DHR (10/25/10)

WEEKLY DEPARTMENT REPORT

(Period of October 15 - 21, 2010)

Department: Helena-West Helena District Court

Date:    October 25, 2010

Prepared by:     Linda Danley

SPECIFIC WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:

Oct. 15-21, 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. 15, 2010 (9:00 A.M.) - - Plea/Arraignment & Review Docket

    Total number of cases scheduled – 398

Wed., Oct. 20, 2010 (9:00 A.M.) – Civil & Small Claims Hearings/Trials

    Total number of cases scheduled – 3 civil claims

Thurs., Oct. 21, 2010 ((9:00 A.M.) - Bench Trials on Traffic Violations

    Total number of cases scheduled - 63

Thurs., Oct. 21, 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 October 15 - 21, 2010

Jurisdiction: City of Helena-West Helena

Finding

Criminal

DWI

Juvenile

Ordinance

Traffic

Total

BF

2

   

31

33

DM

4

   

2

6

G

21

2

1

1

57

82

NG

4

   

1

5

NP

10

   

38

48

TOTAL

41

2

1

1

129

174

Jurisdiction: Highway Police "Z" Tickets

Finding

Traffic

Total

BF

1

1

G

1

1

TOTAL

2

2

Jurisdiction: Phillips County

Finding

Criminal

DWI

Juvenile

Traffic

Total

BF

  

1

7

8

DM

3

  

1

4

G

5

  

3

8

NG

 

1

 

1

2

NP

3

 

1

3

7

PRB

   

1

1

TOTAL

11

1

2

16

30

ALL JURISDICTIONS:

Finding

Criminal

DWI

Juvenile

Ordinance

Traffic

Total

BF

2

 

1

 

39

42

DM

7

   

3

10

G

26

2

1

1

61

91

NG

4

1

  

2

7

NP

13

 

1

 

41

55

PRB

    

1

1

TOTAL

52

3

3

1

147

206

KEY

BF – Bond Forfeit

NP – Nolle Prosequi

DM – Dismissed

PRB – Probation

G - Guilty

 

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Jail Roster

(Oct. 15 - 21, 2010)

Name 

Case# 

Arrest

Date 

Release/

Sent. Date 

Disposition 

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. Continued until 12/09/10.

Hardison, Walter

CR-09-2656

CR-10-263

TR-10-894

TR-10-895

CR-10-861

CR-10-862

DWI-10-12

10/22/10

 

Set for plea on 10/22/10.

Harris, Jackie

CR-08-2998

CR-08-2999

CR-08-3000

CR-09-2194

CR-09-252

CR-09-253

CR-09-254

10/22/10

 

Set for plea on 10/22/10

Kelly, Ron

CR-09-262

CR-09-1448

Served while in jail on other charges.

 

Set for plea on 10/22/10.

Lofton, Eddie Jr.

TR-10-3209

TR-10-3210

CR-10-2738

CR-10-2874

10/18/10

 

Set for plea on 10/22/10.

Manuel, Monique

CR-10-2006

CR-10-2343

CR-10-2610

CR-10-2807

CR-10-3019

10/18/10

 

Set for plea on 10/22/10.

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. 

White, Ronald 

CR-09-1994

CR-09-1995

CR-09-3805

CR-10-1502

CR-10-2498 

10/08/10 

 

Plea of not guilty. Set for trial 10/21/10. On 10/21/10, continued until 10/28/10.

FUTURE WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:

• 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

• Wed., Nov. 3, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) – Civil & Small Claims Hearings/Trials

• Thurs., Nov. 4, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) – Bench Trials on Traffic Violations

• Thurs., Nov. 4, 2010 (1:30 p.m.) – Bench Trials on Criminal Actions

• Fri., Nov. 5, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) – Plea/Arraignment & Review Hearings

• Thurs., Nov. 11, 2010 (NO COURT) – Veteran's Day (Office Closed)

• Fri., Nov. 12, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) – Plea/Arraignment & Review Hearings

• Thurs., Nov. 18, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) – Bench Trials on Traffic Violations

• Thurs., Nov. 18, 2010 (1:30 p.m.) – Bench Trials on Criminal Actions

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

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

FOLLOW-UP ACTIVITIES:

• Enter dispositions into court database of cases brought before the court on October 22, 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:

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

• Shortage in ceiling fixture inside courtroom.

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