Friday, October 29, 2010

District Court Weekly DHR (11/01/10)

WEEKLY DEPARTMENT REPORT

(Period of October 22 - 28, 2010)

Department: Helena-West Helena District Court

Date:    November 1, 2010

Prepared by:     Linda Danley

SPECIFIC WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:

Oct. 22 - 28, 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. 22, 2010 (9:00 A.M.) - - Plea/Arraignment & Review Docket

    Total number of cases scheduled – 285

Thurs., Oct. 28, 2010 (9:00 A.M.) - Bench Trials on Traffic Violations

    Total number of cases scheduled - 51

Thurs., Oct. 28, 2010 (1:30 P.M.) – Bench Trials on Criminal Actions

    Total number of cases scheduled - 65

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Breakdown of Traffic and Criminal Actions

Resolved During the Period of October 22 - 28, 2010

Jurisdiction: City of Helena-West Helena

Finding

Criminal

DWI

Juvenile

Traffic

Total

DM

14

  

24

38

G

33

1

3

75

112

NG

1

   

1

NP

1

  

2

3

PRB

  

1

 

1

TOTAL

49

1

4

101

155

Jurisdiction: City of West Helena-OLD

Finding

Criminal

Total

NP

1

1

TOTAL

1

1

Jurisdiction: Phillips County

Finding

Criminal

Traffic

Total

DM

1

3

4

G

2

5

7

TOTAL

3

8

11

ALL JURISDICTIONS:

Finding

Criminal

DWI

Juvenile

Traffic

Total

DM

15

  

27

42

G

35

1

3

80

119

NG

1

   

1

NP

2

  

2

4

PRB

  

1

 

1

TOTAL

53

1

4

109

167

KEY

DM – Dismissed

NP – Nolle Prosequi

G – Guilty

PRB – Probation

NG – Not Guilty

 

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Jail Roster

(Oct. 22 - 28, 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. On 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

TR-09-3315

CR-10-872

TR-10-896

10/22/10 

10/22/10

Plea of not guilty on 10/22/10 to CR-09-2656 and DWI-10-12. Set for 11/05/10 and 1/06/11 respectively. Plea of guilty to all remaining charges. Ordered to pay fines/cost totaling $1,705.00 and driver's license suspended for 90 days.

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 

10/22/10

Plea of guilty on 10/22/10 to CR-09-2194. Probation revoked and was sentenced to one year in jail. Plea of not guilty to all remaining charges. Set for 10/28/10. On 10/28/10, public defender appointed. Continued until 12/02/10.

Henry, Willie E

CR-10-2210

CR-10-2211

CR-10-3090

8/28/10

 

Set for trial 10/28/10. Defendant unwilling to cooperate with court. (Found in contempt of court--CR-10-3090--and sentenced to 10 days.) All other charges continued to 12/02/10.

Holmes, Jeanetta

TR-10-3922

CR-10-3086

CR-10-3087

CR-10-2559

CR-10-2156

TR-10-1635

CR-09-4511

CR-08-962

CR-07-3312

10/27/10

10/27/10

Arranged bond. Cases set for arraignment on 11/12/10.

Kelly, Ron 

CR-09-262

CR-09-1448

CR-09-1800

CR-10-2729

Served while in jail on other charges.

10/28/10

Plea of not guilty on 10/22/10. Set for trial on 10/28/10. On 10/28/10, all cases dismissed (credit for time at ADC).

Lofton, Eddie Jr.  

TR-10-3209

TR-10-3210

CR-10-2738

CR-10-2874 

10/18/10 

10/22/10

Plea of guilty on 10/22/10 to all charges. Ordered to pay fines/cost totaling $1,510.00 and ordered to stay out of Wal-Mart.

Manuel, Monique 

CR-10-2006

CR-10-2343

CR-10-2610

CR-10-2807

CR-10-3019 

10/18/10 

10/22/10

Plea of not guilty on 10/22/10 to CR-10-2807. Set for 11/11/10 (error). Plea of guilty to all remaining charges. Ordered to pay fines/cost totaling $580 plus restitution; sentenced to one year in jail; and ordered to have no contact with complaining party. Appeal bond set at $7,000.00 cash only.

White, Ronald 

CR-09-1994

CR-09-1995

CR-09-3805

CR-10-1502

CR-10-2498 

10/08/10 

10/28/10

Plea of not guilty. Set for trial 10/21/10. On 10/21/10, continued until 10/28/10. On 10/28/10, ordered to pay restitution totaling $1,355.00 and sentenced to 1 year of probation. Conditions of probation: (1) good behavior; (2) drug testing; (3) G.E.D. program; (4) job training; and (5) drug/alcohol counseling.

Williams, Ramone D

TR-10-3419

 

10/28/10

Sentenced to 10 days in jail with credit for time served.

Young, Floyd

CR-10-1593

10/27/10

 

Set for plea on 10/29/30.

FUTURE WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:

• 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 29, 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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