Friday, December 17, 2010

District Court Weekly DHR (12/17/10)

WEEKLY DEPARTMENT REPORT

(Period of December 10 - 16, 2010)

Department: Helena-West Helena District Court

Date:    December 20, 2010

Prepared by:     Linda Danley

SPECIFIC WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:

Dec. 10 - 16, 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. 10, 2010- (9:00 A.M.) - Plea/Arraignment & Review Docket

    Total number of cases scheduled - 743

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

    Total number of cases scheduled – 5 civil claims and 9 small claims

Thurs., Dec. 16, 2010 (9:00 A.M.) - Bench Trials on Traffic Violations

    Total number of cases scheduled – 59

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

    Total number of cases scheduled – 87

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Breakdown of Traffic and Criminal Actions

Resolved During the Period of December 10 - 16, 2010

Jurisdiction: City of Helena-West Helena

Finding

Criminal

DWI

Juvenile

Traffic

Total

BF

5

 

1

40

46

DM

17

   

17

G

32

10

4

45

91

NG

18

2

  

20

NP

76

 

1

83

160

PRB

   

6

6

TOTAL

148

12

6

174

340

Jurisdiction: Phillips County

Finding

Criminal

DWI

Juvenile

Traffic

Total

BF

  

2

15

17

DM

4

   

4

G

5

3

 

18

26

NP

7

  

18

25

PRB

   

7

7

TOTAL

16

3

2

58

79

ALL JURISDICTIONS

Finding

Criminal

DWI

Juvenile

Traffic

Total

BF

5

 

3

55

63

DM

21

   

21

G

37

13

4

63

117

NG

18

2

  

20

NP

83

 

1

101

185

PRB

   

13

13

TOTAL

164

15

8

232

419

KEY

BF – Bond Forfeited

NG – Not Guilty

DM – Dismissed

NP – Nolle Prosequi

G – Guilty 

PRB – Probation

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Jail Roster

(Dec. 10 - 16, 2010)

Name 

Case# 

Arrest

Date 

Release/

Sent. Date 

Disposition 

     

Booker, Charles 

CR-10-3164 

12/09/10 

12/16/10

Plea of not guilty on 12/10/10. Released on 12/16/10. Rescheduled for 12/23/10 – must pay $90 by 12/22/10.

Davis, Elijah

CR-10-2930

12/04/10 

12/16/10

Plea of not guilty on 12/10/10. Dismissed on 12/10/10 – Time run.

Rowland, Joshua A.

CR-10-3334

CR-10-3479

12/09/10

 

Set for plea on 12/17/10.

Stokes, Tyler A.

CR-06-1044

CR-08-1520

12/12/10

 

Set for plea on 12/17/10.

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.

Mills, Marcus

CR-05-1016

CR-05-1145

CR-05-1361

CR-05-1362

05/26/10

 

Set for plea on 12/17/10.

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, Charles

CR-10-1920

CR-10-1921

CR-10-2077 

12/09/10 

 

Plea of guilty on 12/10/10 to all charges except CR-10-2077. Ordered to pay fines/cost totaling $430.00 and sentenced to 3 days in jail with credit for 3 days served. CR-10-2077 set for trial on 1/06/11.

Swopes, Jermaine 

CR-09-2249

CR-09-2802

CR-09-3058

CR-09-59 

12/05/10 

12/16/10

Plea of not guilty on 12/10/10; set for 12/16/10. Sentenced to 10 days in jail with credit for 10 days served.

Walker, Rickey

CR-09-1553

12/05/10

 

Set for plea on 12/17/10.

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. 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 17, 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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