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Man Arrested for Filming Child Using Restroom on College Campus

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Donovan (Santa Clarita Sheriff's Dept.)
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A 32-year-old male student at Santa Clarita's College of the Canyons was arrested Tuesday on charges of disorderly conduct and possession of child pornography after he was found attempting to film a boy using a campus restroom. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department say Daniel Donovan was identified by a 12-year-old boy who saw Donovan trying to videotape him as he was using the restroom in one of the stalls Tuesday evening.The boy immediately fled and notified campus security, who held Donovan until the LASD arrived on scene. Law enforcement personnel searched Donovan's vehicle, which was parked on campus, and found he was in possession of child pornography. Donovan was arrested and booked at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station, where he is being held on $45,000 bail.