Friday, November 19, 2010

District Court Weekly DHR 11-22-2010

WEEKLY DEPARTMENT REPORT

(Period of November 12 - 18, 2010)

Department: Helena-West Helena District Court

Date:November 22, 2010

Prepared by: Linda Danley

SPECIFIC WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:

Nov. 12 - 18, 2010Processed 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., Nov. 12, 2010 (9:00 A.M.) - Plea/Arraignment & Review Docket

Total number of cases scheduled – 173

Thurs., Nov. 18, 2010 (9:00 A.M.) - Bench Trials onTraffic Violations

Total number of cases scheduled  48

Thurs., Nov. 18, 2010 (1:30 P.M.) – Bench Trials on Criminal Actions

Total number of cases scheduled - 55

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Breakdown of Traffic and Criminal Actions

Resolved During the Period of Nov. 12 - 18, 2010

Jurisdiction:  City of Helena-West Helena

Finding

Criminal

Ordinance

Traffic

Total

BF

6

6

DM

6

6

G

21

1

13

35

NP

41

31

72

PRB

1

1

TF

3

3

TOTAL

71

1

51

123

Jurisdiction:  City of West Helena-OLD

Finding

Criminal

Total

DM

1

1

NP

2

2

TOTAL

3

3

Jurisdiction:  Phillips County

Finding

Criminal

DWI

Traffic

Total

G

5

1

2

8

NG

1

1

NP

6

10

16

TOTAL

11

2

12

25

ALL JURISDICTIONS:

Finding

Criminal

DWI

Ordinance

Traffic

Total

BF

6

6

DM

7

7

G

26

1

1

15

43

NG

1

1

NP

49

41

90

PRB

1

1

TF

3

3

TOTAL

85

2

1

63

151

KEY

BF – Bond Forfeit

NP – Nolle Prosequi

DM – Dismissed

PRB - Probation

G – Guilty

TF - Transferred

NG – Not Guilty

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Jail Roster

(Nov. 12 – 18, 2010)

Name

Case#

Arrest

Date

Release/

Sent. Date

Disposition

Allen, Markell D.

CR-10-683

CR-10-684

CR-10-685

CR-10-686

CR-10-839

CR-10-840

CR-10-996

CR-10-1223

Served while in jail on other charges.

11/05/10

Plea of guilty on 11/05/10 to CR-10-840, CR-10-683, and CR-10-996.  Ordered to pay fines+cost totaling $480.00 and sentenced to 1 year in jail.  Plea of not guilty to remaining charges.  Trial set for 12/02/10.

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.

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.

Jones, Chyeka

TR-10-1933

TR-10-1934

TR-10-1935

CR-10-1902

CR-10-3072

11/08/10

11/12/10

Plea of guilty on 11/12/10 to allcharges.  Ordered to pay fines+cost totaling $770.00 and sentenced to 5 days in jail with credit for 5 days served.  

Livingston, Kevin

CR-10-3280

CR-10-3281

11/16/10

Released

prior to court date for plea.

Set for plea on 11/18/10.  Continued until 12/02/10.

FUTURE WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:

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

 Thurs. & Fri., Nov. 25 - 26, 2010 – (NO COURT) -THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY

 Wed., Dec. 1, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) – Civil & Small Claims Hearings/Trials

 Thurs., Dec. 2, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) – Bench Trials on Traffic Violations

 Thurs., Dec. 2, 2010 (1:30 p.m.) – Bench Trials on Criminal Actions

 Fri., Dec. 3, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) – Plea/Arraignment & Review Hearings

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

 Thurs., Dec. 9, 2010 (1:30 p.m.) – Bench Trials on Criminal Actions

 Fri., Dec. 10, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) – Plea/Arraignment & Review Hearings

 Wed., Dec. 15, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) – Civil & Small Claims Hearings/Trials

 Thurs., Dec. 16, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) – Bench Trials on Traffic Violations

 Thurs., Dec. 16, 2010 (1:30 p.m.) – Bench Trials on Criminal Actions

 Fri., Dec. 17, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) – Plea/Arraignment & Review Hearings

 Thurs., Dec. 23, 2010 – (NO COURT) CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY

 Fri., Dec. 24, 2010 (NO COURT) - CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY

 Fri., Dec. 31, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) – (NO COURT) - NEW YEAR'S HOLIDAY

FOLLOW-UP ACTIVITIES:

• 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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