District Attorney Vern Pierson

District Attorney Vern Pierson

In January of 2007, Vern became El Dorado County's District Attorney. He has personally prosecuted numerous, significant cases such as the murder of C.H.P Officer Scott Russell and Phil and Nancy Garrido for the 1991 abduction of Jaycee Lee Dugard. He created a highly successful Cold Homicide Task Force and developed one of the first paperless prosecutor's offices in California. For more than five years Vern served as the county's Chief Technology Officer. Vern serves on the Board of Directors for the California District Attorneys Association and is the co-chair of the Association's Ethics and Insurance Fraud Committees.

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PRESS RELEASES

Placerville Man sent to Prison for Domestic Violence

Posted: August 13, 2018

Placerville Man sent to Prison for Domestic Violence Garrett Richard Vanwey, age 22, was sentenced to 2 years in the State's Prison for Felony Domestic Violence.

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Pollock Pines Man Sent to Prison for Domestic Violence

Posted: August 09, 2018

Christopher Santos Romero, age 34, was sentenced to 2 years in State Prison for Felony Domestic Violence.

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ARE YOU READY FOR WILDFIRE?

Posted: August 08, 2018

What’s in your kit? With the recent outbreak of two wildfires in El Dorado County, are you ready to evacuate if needed?

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WANTED

Wanted

DANIEL CARSON PROPHET
$ 75,000

Daniel Carson Prophet has one felony and one misdemeanor warrant totaling $75,000.

Wanted

MATTHEW RYAN CLARK
$ NO BAIL

Matthew Ryan Clark has 3 outstanding NO BAIL warrants for domestic violence, narcotic possession, possession for sales and probation violations.

Wanted

DUSTIN CHARLES ELLERT
$ NO BAIL

Dustin Charles Ellert has an outstanding NO BAIL warrant for the import/sale/transportation of a controlled substance and a violaion of his mandatory community supervision.