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

Five Year Prison Sentence for Repeat Domestic Violence Offender

Posted: June 21, 2018

Corey Anthony Denbae, age 31, a South Lake Tahoe resident, was convicted of felony domestic violence after suffering a prior felony domestic violence conviction in 2015. Denbae was sentenced to 5 years in the state prison.

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Sex Offender Sent to Prison for Failing to Register

Posted: June 19, 2018

On June 18, 2018, Alan Jerome Vetter, age 58, was convicted of felony failure to register as a sex offender.

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Insurance Fraud Nets $124,602 Restitution Order

Posted: June 18, 2018

John and Theresa Kipilo, owners of Johnny Sparkles Cleaning Services, Inc., were convicted of multiple counts of felony worker's compensation fraud and tax evasion.

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WANTED

Wanted

BRYAN KENNETH TINCHER
$ 400,000

Bryan Kenneth Tincher has 4 outstanding warrants totaling $400,000.

Wanted

CHARLES VILLA
$ NO BAIL

CHARLES VILLA has an outstanding NO BAIL warrant for failure to appear at his sentencing date.