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

School Shootings: Getting Real About the Dark Triad of Personality and the Impact of Media Sensationalism

Posted: May 18, 2018

In the last week, there were two school shootings. One, you likely never heard about due to the heroic actions of a school resource officer in Dixon, Illinois who confronted and chased down the gunman. The second, the tragedy in Texas at Santa Fe High School which happened today, we likely will all hear about in graphic detail, with hour upon hour of breaking news updates.

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Pollock Pines Man Guilty of Resisting Peace Officer and Harboring a Fugitive

Posted: May 18, 2018

On May 16, 2018, a jury found Barry Allen Cornelius, age 60, guilty of resisting a peace officer in the performance of his duties and guilty of accessory after the fact, both misdemeanors.

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Homewood Man Convicted of Delaying Peace Officer

Posted: May 18, 2018

On May 16, 2018, a South Lake Tahoe jury convicted Michael Rene Franklin for delaying a peace offer in the performance of his duties, driving without a valid license, and driving an unregistered motor vehicle.

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WANTED

Wanted

KATIE LOUISE BIBLE
$ 25,000

Katie Louise Bible has an outstanding felony warrant for vehicle theft, receiving stolen property, possession of narcotics and failure to appear.

Wanted

KRYSTAL CAROLINE LONG
$ 75,000

Krystal Caroline Long has two outstanding warrants totaling $75,000.00.

Wanted

MIKALA ROSE VALENZUELA
$ 1,000,000.00

MIKALA ROSE VALENZUELA has an outstanding arrest warrant totaling $1,000,000.00 for manufacturing butane honey oil and the transportation and/or sale of marijuana.