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

Knife Wielding Attacker Faces State Prison Sentence

Posted: February 22, 2018

On February 21, 2018, a South Lake Tahoe Jury found Joshua Charles Ingraham guilty of Penal Code §664/192, Attempted Voluntary Manslaughter, and Penal Code §245(a)(1), Assault with a Deadly Weapon, with special findings that Ingraham used a deadly weapon and inflicted great bodily injury during commission of the crimes.

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Jayson Ray Bybee and Tracy Carole Hayden Convicted of Misdemeanor Offenses

Posted: February 15, 2018

On February 8, 2018, jurors rendered guilty verdicts in two cases tried at the El Dorado County Superior Court in Placerville. Jayson Ray Bybee was convicted of misdemeanor domestic violence and Tracy Carole Hayden was convicted of misdemeanor driving under the influence.

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In Memoriam: El Dorado County Deputy District Attorney Katie Dobler

Posted: February 13, 2018

Today marks the first anniversary of the passing of El Dorado County Deputy District Attorney Katie Dobler. Katie was just 35 years old when she passed, but she left a life-long impression on those of us who knew her, worked with her and loved her.

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WANTED

Wanted

DAVID PARRISH GRIFFITHS
$ 20,000

David Parrish Griffiths has an outstanding warrant for child endangerment and probation violations.

Wanted

CHRISTINE TERESA HARRELL
$ 285,000

CHRISTINE TERESA HARRELL has 3 outstanding felony arrest warrants totaling $285,000.00 for burglary and receiving stolen property.