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SOMERSET, M.A. (WLNE) - Police arrested a Somerset man inside of Somerset Berkley Regional High School Wednesday night.

34-year-old Miguel Pereira of Somerset was arraigned before a judge on Thursday afternoon on charges of dissemination and possession of child pornography.

Pereira was arrested around 9:30 Wednesday night at Somerset Berkley high school.

Police say investigators from the internet crimes against children task force began looking into Pereira’s case after locating child pornography being shared from an IP address which was traced back to his home in Somerset.

A search warrant was executed at his home prior to his arrest on school grounds.

According to Somerset Police, Pereira had only been employed at the high school for a few weeks.

 

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