Monday, November 29, 2010

District Court Weekly DHR (11/29/10)

WEEKLY DEPARTMENT REPORT

(Period of November 19 - 26, 2010)

Department: Helena-West Helena District Court

Date:    November 29, 2010

Prepared by:     Linda Danley

SPECIFIC WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:

Nov. 19, 2010 – District Court Clerk's Meeting (West Memphis, AR) – No Court.

Nov. 22 - 24, 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.

Thurs. & Fri, Nov. 25 - 26, 2010 – Thanksgiving Holiday – No Court.

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Jail Roster

(Nov. 19 - 26, 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. 

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.  


 

FUTURE WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:

• 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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