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University of San Francisco Student Arrested For Possessing 600 Child Pornography Images, Videos in Dorm Room

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    San Francisco police have arrested a University of San Francisco nursing student for possessing more than 600 child pornography videos and photos, some of which included toddlers who were not yet 3 years old.

    The suspect, Sam Kerfoot, 20, was taken into custody on Nov. 3 on the university campus, with assistance from USF’s Department of Public Safety. Police also executed a search warrant on Kerfoot’s dorm room and seized evidence.

    Kerfoot was booked into the San Francisco County Jail and faces a slew of felony charges, including possession, distribution, and production of child pornography, and sending harmful matter to seduce a minor, police said.

    Police said they were tipped off to Kerfoot’s activities in September when they learned of someone uploading and storing child pornography.

    An investigation is ongoing and people with information are asked to call the police department’s anonymous tip line at (415) 575-4444 or text a tip to TIP411 and begin the text message with SFPD.

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