College of the Canyons student allegedly tries to videotape boy in restroom
L.A. County sheriff’s detectives were asking for the public’s help Friday in identifying other possible victims of a man who allegedly tried to videotape a 12-year-old boy in a College of the Canyons restroom.
Daniel Donovan, 32, of Canyon Country was detained by security guards Monday after the boy saw Donovan trying to videotape the boy, police said.
The boy ran out of the restroom and immediately reported the incident to campus security.
Santa Clarita deputies recovered child pornography from Donovan’s vehicle parked on campus.
Donovan was arrested and charged with two counts of disorderly conduct in a public restroom and one count of possession of child pornogrpahy.
Donovan, a student at the college, was booked at the Santa Clarita Valley sheriff’s station. He was being held in lieu of $45,000 bail.
Detectives can be reached at (866) 247-5877.
-- Richard Winton
Photo: Daniel Donovan. Credit: Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department