For Immediate Release
Case # 12HF3538

December 3, 2012

Susan Kang Schroeder
Chief of Staff
Office: 714-347-8408
Cell: 714-292-2718

Farrah Emami
Office: 714-347-8405
Cell: 714-323-4486




WHO: Christopher Bryan McKenzie Sr., 48, Costa Mesa


WHAT: McKenzie is scheduled to be arraigned this afternoon. He is charged with 10 felony counts of lewd acts upon a child under 14 years old, four felony counts of using a minor for the distribution of obscene matter, and two felony counts of distributing pornography to a minor with sentencing enhancement allegations for substantial sexual conduct with a child and committing lewd acts upon a child under 14 years old against more than one victim. If convicted, McKenzie faces a maximum sentence of 45 years to life in state prison. He is currently being held on $1 million bail.


WHEN: This afternoon, Dec. 3, 2012. The time is to be determined.


WHERE: Department CJ-1, Central Jail, Santa Ana


*Additional information about this case will be distributed in a press release at a later time. The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with additional information or who believes they have been a victim is encouraged to contact Supervising District Attorney Investigator Lou Gutierrez at (714) 347-8794.