Undersheriff Reappointed to Collaborative Justice Courts Advisory Committee

On September 15, 2019, Undersheriff Randy Peshon was reappointed to the Judicial Council Collaborative Justice Courts Advisory Committee.  The advisory committee is comprised of superior court judges, court executives, advocates, subject matter exports and advisory staff, reporting directly to the Judicial Council of California. The committee makes recommendations to the Judicial Council on criteria for identifying and evaluation collaborative justice courts and improving the processing of cases in these courts.

Randy has served in law enforcement for nearly 43 years and is currently the Undersheriff for El Dorado County. Randy has served in Patrol, Detectives, Custody, Court Services, Transportation, Search and Rescue and the Dive Team.

Randy is an appointed member of the California State Collaborative Justice Courts Advisory Committee and for 12 years worked as a Facilitator for the Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission Supervisory Leadership Institute. Randy holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of California Berkeley, is a graduate of California’s Command College, and a graduate of the FBI’s National Academy.

Randy has spent his career with problem solving teams, leading groups under pressure and working with vulnerable populations.

Randy has two daughters and makes his home with his wife Teresa in Lake Tahoe where they enjoy snowshoeing, photography, mountain biking and swimming.

Randy’s favorite quote Is “if you have always done it that way it is probably wrong”.

Congratulations to Undersheriff Peshon on his reappointment!

Homicide Investigation Update

For Immediate Release

Sergeant Anthony Prencipe

Update 9-12-19 : The human remains located during this search have been positively identified as belonging to 33 year old Heather Gumina Waters.

On Saturday, September 7, 2019 the missing person case of Heather Gumina transitioned into a homicide investigation.

On the evening of Sept 6th, Anthony Gumina was arrested on an outstanding no bail warrant for domestic violence. El Dorado County Detectives simultaneously conducted a search warrant in the Pleasant Valley area of El Dorado County.

During the search, detectives located what is believed to be the remains of Heather Gumina, Anthony Gumina’s wife, who was reported missing on July 19th.

Following the discovery, EDSO detectives arrested Anthony Gumina for homicide. At this time and in order to protect the integrity of this homicide investigation, no further information is being released.