Sam Kerfoot (Photo courtesy SFPD)

USF nursing student allegedly caught with hundreds of child porn images

A University of San Francisco nursing student was arrested Thursday after officers allegedly found in his possession hundreds of child pornography images and videos, many of which involved children younger than 3, police said Friday.

Officers learned in September that Sam Kerfoot, 20, was reportedly uploading and storing the child porn onto the internet and began investigating with the help of USF officials, according to police.

San Francisco Police Department investigators arrested Kerfoot on the USF campus with help from the USF Department of Public Safety. A search warrant was executed on Kerfoot’s dorm room, where officers seized several media devices as evidence.

Kerfoot was booked into San Francisco County Jail on suspicion of numerous felony charges including possession, distribution, and production of child pornography, possession of over 600 child pornography images, and sending harmful matter to seduce a minor.

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