Jasper Department (f/k/a Newton County District Court)

 

                       

           FOURTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT

                              ALPENA, HARRISON, JASPER AND MARSHALL DEPARTMENTS

 

 PRESS RELEASE FROM STATE DISTRICT JUDGE FRED KIRKPATRICK DELIVERED MARCH 25, 2020

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY:

 

To comply with the Per Curium of the Arkansas Supreme Court delivered March 20, 2020, suspending in-person proceedings in Arkansas' courts to Friday, April 17, 2020, the Fourth Judicial District Court postpones the following  Arraignments and Trials (Traffic, Criminal, Civil and Small Claims until after April 17, 2020. Reschedule dates are as follows:

 

Harrison Department (Boone County) Arraignments (First Appearance)

Original Date:          First Continued Date:   New Continued Date:     

March 26, 2020       April 16, 2020           May 14, 2020, at 8:30 a.m.

April 2, 2020                                       April 23, 2020, at 8:30 a.m.

April 9, 2020                                            May 7, 2020, at 8:30 a.m.

                            

Harrison Department (Boone County) Trials for City and County:

Original Date:                                                    New Continued Date:

March 18, 2020                                        May 6, 2020, at 9:00 a.m.

March 25, 2020                                     April 22, 2020, at 9:00 a.m.

April 1, 2020                                          May 20, 2020, at 9:00 a.m.

April 8, 2020                                          May 13, 2020, at 9:00 a.m.

April 15, 2020                                         June 3, 2020, at 9:00 a.m.

 

Jasper Department (Newton County) Arraignments (First Appearance)

Original Date:                                                    New Continued Date:

April 6, 2020                                            May 4, 2020, at 9:00 a.m.

 

Alpena Department Arraignments and Trials:  2 PM

Original Date:                                                    New Continued Date:

April 13, 2020                                        May 11, 2020  2:00 p.m.

 

Marshall Department (Searcy County) Arraignments (First Appearance)

Original Date:                                                    New Continued Date:

March 24, 2020                                      April 28, 2020 at 9:00 a.m.

April 14, 2020                                       April 28, 2020, at 9:00 a.m.

 

Marshall Department (Searcy County) Trials:

Original Date:                                                   New Continued Date:

April 10, 2020                                         July 17, 2020 at 9:00 a.m.

All Small Claims and Civil Trials in each Department currently set for trial prior to April 17, 2020, will continue to be rescheduled individually to another trial date by the Clerk of Court.

Our website, fourthjudicialdistrictcourt.org will continue to be updated as necessary. The website contains the telephone number, mailing, and email address of each Department as well as other relevant information including the procedure for paying citations in each Department. Citations may continue to be paid online at www.myfinepayment.com in all Departments.

 

 

   

 

 

 

Jasper Department holds court the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month unless that Monday is a holiday then it will be the following Monday. Court starts at 9:00 AM and we DO NOT reschedule on the day of court. 

 

 

2020 Schedule

January 6, 2020 (Arraignment)

January 27, 2020 (Trials)

February 3, 2020 (Arraignment)

February 24, 2020 (Trials)

March 2, 2020 (Arraignment)

March 16, 2020 (Trials)

April 6, 2020 (Arraignment)   Continued to 5/4

April 20, 2020 (Trials)

May 4, 2020 (Arraignment)

May 18, 2020 (Trials)

June 1, 2020 (Arraignment)

June 15, 2020 (Trials)

July 6, 2020 (Arraignment)

July 20, 2020 (Trials)

August 3, 2020 (Arraignment)

August 17, 2020 (Trials)

September 14, 2020 (Arraignment)

September 21, 2020 (Trials)

October 5, 2020 (Arraignment)

October 19, 2020 (Trials)

November 2, 2020 (Arraignment)

November 16, 2020 (Trials)

December 7, 2020 (Arraignment)

NO TRIALS FOR DECEMBER

 

Prosecuting Attorney

Brad Brown

PO Box 483

Harrison, AR 72602

Phone: (870) 741-6361

Fax: (870) 741-6120

 

Public Defender

Timothy Bunch

Old Federal Building

201 N. Main 3rd Floor

Harrison, AR 72601

Phone: (870) 743-3900

Fax: (870) 743-5569

 

Newton County Sheriff's Office

PO Box 312

Jasper, AR 72641

Phone: (870) 446-5124

Fax: (870) 446-2106

 

Drug and Alcohol Screening (required for Minor in Possession and DWI)

Melissa Coker 870-204-7488 ext 7502