Review of Officer Involved Critical Incident – Lawrence Ray Lee
Justice for Heather
On June 23, 2021, in a courtroom filled with Heather’s family and friends, Anthony John Gumina pled guilty to first degree murder for killing his wife, Heather Orr Gumina. He also pled guilty to two separate incidents of felony domestic violence against Heather....
Memorial Day 2021
Memorial Day has typically celebrated the kickoff of summer with barbecues, sales, and parties. It's an entire weekend celebrating the freedoms afforded to us by living in the greatest country in the world. While you're enjoying this, remember to honor and thank the...
IMPAIRED DRIVER WHO KILLED MARRIED COUPLE ON HIGHWAY 49 CROSSOVER COLLISION SENTENCED TO LIFE IN STATE PRISON
An El Dorado County judge sentenced an impaired driver who caused the deaths of two persons in a vehicle collision to life in state prison
Known only as Jane Doe for four decades, Rebecca Dinkel is finally returned to her family
PRESS RELEASE Known only as Jane Doe for four decades, Rebecca Dinkel is finally returned to her familyIn 1974, thirty-seven-year-old Nancy Webster was at a cafe with her nineteen-year-old daughter, Rebecca Dinkel, in the Garden Valley area of El Dorado County. The...
Two Separate Decades-Old Murder Cases Solved Using Genetic Genealogy
PRESS RELEASE Solved Using Genetic GenealogyTwo Separate Decades-Old Murder Cases Solved Using Genetic Genealogy Twenty-seven year old Brynn Rainey was killed in 1977. Her body was found in a shallow grave by passing horseback riders near Stateline Stables in South...
Community Leaders Law Enforcement Officials Speak Out Against Downgrading Robbery Charge
A coalition of California district attorneys police business leaders and crime victims will hold a news conference on Tuesday March 30 at 11:00 a.m. PST to express their strong opposition to SB 82 a bill that would downgrade some felony robberies to misdemeanor charges of petty theft.
Statement of California District Attorney Association President Vern Pierson re Capitol Riots
I have spent my entire 30-year career in law enforcement as a deputy district attorney a deputy attorney general and since 2006 as the elected district attorney of El Dorado County. It saddens me to see the rule of law get weaker and weaker every day.
DA Receives OTS Grant
El Dorado County District Attorney’s Office Awarded DUI Prosecution Grant