Friday, December 10, 2010

District Court Weekly DHR (12/10/10)

WEEKLY DEPARTMENT REPORT

(Period of December 3 - 9, 2010)

Department: Helena-West Helena District Court

Date:    December 13, 2010

Prepared by:     Linda Danley

SPECIFIC WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:

Dec. 3 - 9, 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., Dec. 3, 2010- (9:00 A.M.) - Plea/Arraignment & Review Docket

    Total number of cases scheduled - 232

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

    Total number of cases scheduled – 27

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

    Total number of cases scheduled – 57

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Breakdown of Traffic and Criminal Actions

Resolved During the Period of December 3 – 9, 2010

Jurisdiction: City of Helena-West Helena

Finding

Criminal

Juvenile

Traffic

Total

DM

23

2

18

43

G

35

 

28

63

NP

4

 

13

17

TF

1

  

1

WR

21

  

21

TOTAL

84

2

59

145

Jurisdiction: Highway Police "Z" Tickets

Finding

Traffic

Total

DM

1

1

G

1

1

TOTAL

2

2

Jurisdiction: Phillips County

Finding

Criminal

Juvenile

Traffic

Total

BF

1

  

1

DM

4

1

3

8

G

7

2

10

19

NP

  

2

2

WR

1

  

1

TOTAL

13

3

15

31

ALL JURISDICTIONS

Finding

Criminal

Juvenile

Traffic

Total

BF

1

  

1

DM

27

3

22

52

G

42

2

39

83

NP

4

 

15

19

TF

1

  

1

WR

22

  

22

TOTAL

97

5

76

178

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Jail Roster

(Dec. 3 - 9, 2010)

Name 

Case# 

Arrest

Date

Release/

Sent. Date 

Disposition 

Barrow, Markell 

CR-10-3113 

11/20/10 

12/03/10

Plea of guilty on 12/03/10. Sentenced to 1 year jail. Rescheduled for review on 12/17/10.

Booker, Charles

CR-10-3164

12/09/10

 

Set for plea on 12/09/10.

Davis, Elmore Jr.

CR-10-3161

CR-10-3162

CR-10-3219

12/04/10

 

Set for plea on 12/10/10.

Diamond, Curtis 

CR-08-3823

CR-09-4324

CR-09-4325

CR-09-4326

CR-10-48 

Also being held on county charges.

6/11/10 

12/09/10

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. On 12/09/10, negotiated plea of guilty to all charges and sentenced to 168 days in jail with credit for 168 days served.

Henry, Troy L.  

CR-10-2117

CR-10-2279

CR-10-2705 

11/10/10 

12/03/10

Plea of guilty on 12/03/10 to CR-10-2117 and CR-10-2705. Sentenced to 90 days in jail. Appeal bond set at $2000.00 cash only. Plea of not guilty to CR-10-2279. Set for trial on 1/20/11.

Holden, Jeremy 

CR-10-3381

CR-10-3382 

11/10/10 

 

Plea of not guilty on 12/03/10. Set for trial on 1/13/11.

King, Robert 

CR-10-3312

CR-10-3313

CR-10-3314

CR-10-3316

CR-10-3317

CR-10-3318 

11/22/10 

12/09/10

Plea of not guilty on 12/03/10. Trial on 12/09/10. Negotiated plea of guilty on CR-10-3317 and CR-09-4339. Sentenced to 12 months supervised probation. Conditions: (1) good behavior; (2) medication to be monitored; (3) see his physician; (4) Drug testing at defendant's expense; (5) Drug and alcohol counseling; and (6) twice weekly meeting. All remaining charges dismissed.

Matthews, Milton L. 

CR-10-2990

CR-10-2991

CR-10-2992 

11/16/10 

12/03/10

Plea of guilty on 12/03/10. Sentenced to 1 year in jail and ordered to have no contact with complaining party. Set for review on 12/17/10.

Nealy, Ira 

CR-10-620

CR-09-4285

CR-09-3594

CR-09-43

CR-09-44

CR-09-45

CR-09-46

CR-09-47

CR-09-48 

Feb. 2010 

 

Set for plea on 2/26/10. Cases transferred to Circuit Court for felony filing. C.I.D. declined to file as felony. Set for 12/03/10 to be resolved. Plea of not guilty on 12/03/10. Set for trial on 1/13/11.

Sims, Charley

CR-10-1920

CR-10-1921

CR-10-2077

12/09/10

 

Set for plea on 12/10/10.

Swopes, Jermaine

CR-09-2249

CR-09-2802

CR-09-3058

CR-09-59

12/05/10

 

Set for plea on 12/10/10.

Williams, Freda 

CR-10-2944 

11/26/10 

12/03/10

Plea of guilty on 12/03/10. Sentenced to 12 months supervised probation. Conditions: (1) Good behavior; (2) Drug Testing at Defendant's Expense; and (3) Job Training.

Williams, Raymone 

TR-10-3417 

10/07/10

12/03/10

Set for review hearing on 12/03/10. Sentenced to 60 days in jail with credit for 56 served.

FUTURE WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:

• 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

• Thurs., Dec. 30, 2010 – (NO COURT)

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

• Wed., Jan. 5, 2011 (9:00 a.m.) – Civil & Small Claims Hearings/Trials

• Thurs., Jan. 6, 2011 (9:00 a.m.) – Bench Trials on Traffic Violations

• Thurs., Jan. 6, 2011 (1:30 p.m.) – Bench Trials on Criminal Actions

• Fri., Jan. 7, 2011 (9:00 a.m.) – Plea/Arraignment & Review Hearings

FOLLOW-UP ACTIVITIES:

• Enter dispositions into court database of cases brought before the court on December 10, 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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