From Chief Jon King, Moraga Police Department:
MORAGA, CA – On November 28, 2018, the Moraga Police Department, as part of the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force, along with other task force investigators, served a search warrant at a residence on San Pablo Court in Moraga. Investigators were acting on a CyberTip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) that a person at the residence was in possession of child pornography.
The investigation, including interviews and evidence collected at the scene, revealed that Ruben Nicholas Diaz, 21, who was currently living in Moraga, was in possession of hundreds of images of Child Pornography on multiple electronic devices. Diaz was arrested following the search warrant and booked at the Contra Costa County Jail in Martinez on a felony charge of possession of child pornography. Diaz’s bail was set at $100,000.
Moraga Police were assisted by investigators from the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office, the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff and the United States Secret Service, all of whom participate in the ICAC Task Force.
The investigation into this incident is continuing. Anyone with information about this incident or suspect is asked to contact Corporal William Davis at 925-888-7161 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.