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

WOMAN CONVICTED OF EMBEZZLING FROM OAK RIDGE MUSIC BOOSTER'S CLUB

Posted: October 16, 2018

On October 9, 2018, in Department 7 of the El Dorado County Superior Court, Gloria Rodrigues plead guilty to one count of embezzlement and three counts of forgery as a result of her theft of over $50,000 from the Oak Ridge High School Music Booster's Club.

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Survivor Success Story

Posted: October 16, 2018

She had been married to Michael Turner for four years, and he turned out to be the husband that nightmares are made of. Since the start of their marriage, Turner was verbally abusive towards her. He would routinely tell her that he could rape her because she was his wife. He constantly threatened to kill all of their pets. Turner also threatened more than 200 times to burn down their apartment complex with her and their children inside. In the weeks leading up to the start of 2018, Turner began his physical assaults against her and their children.

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Alleged improper placement of a political sign upon property that was within the County public right-of-way

Posted: October 15, 2018

The El Dorado County District Attorney’s Office recently received reports concerning the alleged improper placement of a political sign upon property that was within the County public right-of-way, and an allegation that El Dorado County Supervisor Sue Novasel had improperly removed the sign. The sign read “Novasel” and had a red circle with a line through the name.

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WANTED

Wanted

JAMI TERRY GRAY
$ NO BAIL

Jami Terry Gray has an outstanding NO BAIL warrant for driving while under the influence of drugs, possession of narcotic paraphernalia and probation violations.

Wanted

DALE MILTON BROWN
$ 100,000

Dale Milton Brown has an outstanding felony warrant totaling $100,000 for vehicle theft, financial elder abuse, identity theft and failure to appear.

Wanted

ANDREW LEE BACON
$ NO BAIL

Andrew Lee Bacon has an outstanding NO BAIL warrant for domestic violence and probation violations.