CONCORD (CBS SF) — Police in Concord confirmed Thursday that the Contra Costa County District Attorney has filed felony child pornography charges against a man who volunteered with children in the community.
Police had previously identified Concord resident Preston Brumley as a suspect who was arrested on Nov. 6 of last year. The arrest was made after the department received credible information from the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force and the Contra Costa DA’s Office that Brumley was in possession of child pornography.READ MORE: 4 San Jose Double Homicide Suspects Arrested; Drugs, Weapons Seized
A forensic download revealed that Brumley possessed more than 60,000 images and videos of child pornography.READ MORE: Attorney: SJSU Settles With Whistleblower In Sex Abuse Cover-Up Lawsuit
At the time of his arrest, Concord police additionally reached out to residents as a public safety alert due to the fact that the suspect had done volunteer work with children in the community. Residents were asked to contact police if they thought Brumley might have had any type of inappropriate contact with their child.
3 of 3: On 2/10/20 the DA’s Office filed felony charges against Brumley. We would like to thank our associates at the I.C.A.C. Task Force and the DA’s Office for their help in this case & for their tireless efforts to keep children safe from people like Preston Brumley. -335 pic.twitter.com/o36s4WeVqf
— Concord Police Dept. (@ConcordPD) February 20, 2020
On Thursday, police announced that Brumley had been charged by the Contra Costa County District Attorney with felony possession of child pornography. Brumley made his first court appearance on Wednesday.MORE NEWS: Update: 3 Injured In San Jose Stabbing; Suspect Fatally Struck By Truck On Highway 85
Concord police offered their thanks to the I.C.A.C. Task Force and the DA’s Office for their assistance in the case.