Mark Salling has been arrested. The former “Glee” star was reportedly taken in to custody on child pornography charges.
Mark Salling Arrested For Child Pornography
According to TMZ, Mark Salling, who played fan favorite character Noah “Puck” Puckerman on “Glee” from 2009-2015 was arrested on Tuesday after police were allegedly tipped off about possibly child pornography on Mark’s computer by an ex-girlfriend of the actor.
When cops showed up at Mark Salling’s home to search the premises the actor was reportedly “shocked.” Police seized computers, tablets, and phones which could all include evidence in the case against him.
Law enforcement sources have revealed they have already seen more than a thousand images of “child sexual exploitation” on Mark Salling’s computer. Mark also lives alone which will hurt his chances of claiming someone else put the child pornography on his devices. Mark has reportedly already gotten a lawyer.
‘Glee’ Star Mark Salling Looking At Prison Time
The images taken from Mark Salling’s computer were of children, sources reveal, and that the subjects of the photos were all minors younger than 15 and 16 years old.
Of course, this isn’t Mark Salling’s first run-in with the law. Back in 2013 an ex-girlfriend of the former “Glee” star sued him for allegedly forcing her to have sex with him without a condom. Mark denied the allegations and the case was settled out of court, which Salling allegedly paying over $2 million to the woman.
According to Just Jared, Mark Salling posted bail of $20K after being arrested earlier today and has a court date of January 22. Mark could be looking at 5 years in prison if convicted on the charges. Stick with Hollywood News Daily for all the latest on this story.