A 33-year-old Concord man who works at was arrested at his workplace on suspicion of possession of child pornography Wednesday morning, according to a press release from the Walnut Creek Police Department.
Suspect Christopher Hull's identity was discovered when police officers served a search warrant at the 100 block of Cordova Way at 10:30 a.m. as part of a joint operation involving seven Bay Area law enforcement agencies.
In the course of serving the warrant, police discovered the suspect's identity and place of employment, according to the release.
Hull is being held at the County Jail for one count of possession of child pornography and bail is set at $20,000, said Contra Costa County sheriff's spokesman Jimmy Lee.
The seven agencies conducting the operation were the Walnut Creek Police Department, , San Ramon Police Department, Pleasant Hill Police Department, Pittsburg Police Department, Richmond Police Department and the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Department.
The police agencies carried out the search warrant under the auspices of the Silicon Valley Internet Crimes Against Children task force, said Walnut Creek police Sgt. Conley.
According to the task force's website, "[SVICAC] is responsible for investigating cases of web-facilitated child pornography and cases of child sexual exploitation or abuse that results from contact over the Internet or other computer services."
About the park
Pixieland Amusement Park is a favorite venue for kids' birthday
parties. It features a small-gauge railroad.
It's off East Olivera Road, part of 40-acre Willow Pass Community Park, which also has tennis courts, batting cages, playing fields, a fountain and a community center.
One of Pixieland's featured attractions is Pixie Fun Nights, when
kids get unlimited free rides after paying $15 per child. There's
another one planned for Friday, Sept. 2, 6 to 9 p.m.
Anybody with additional information about Hull is urged to contact Sgt. Dave Mathers of the Martinez Police Department at (925) 472-9727.