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2016

District Attorney Vern Pierson Announces the Arrest and Extradition of Fugitive Dion Vaccaro on Murder and Robbery Charges
 
Department:
 
District Attorney

Date:
5/31/2016
Contact:
Dave Stevenson, PIO

Phone:
(530) 303-2411

District Attorney Vern Pierson announces the arrest and extradition of Dion Jermaine Randolph Vaccaro, the featured Most Wanted Wednesday fugitive on February 24, 2016, wanted for murder and robbery.  

Dion Vaccaro is 26 years old, a former resident of Vallejo, California, and was a fugitive in the murder of Dennis Wright which occurred on January 30, 2016, at the Beverly Lodge Motel in South Lake Tahoe.  He is one of six defendants now in custody relating to this homicide.

Charges of murder and robbery were filed against Vacarro on April 28, 2016.  As part of this ongoing investigation, his location was identified and he was arrested on May 20, 2016, by the Oklahoma City Police Department.  He waived extradition; El Dorado County officials are transporting him from Oklahoma City to El Dorado County where he is scheduled to be arraigned.