Glee actor Mark Salling admits child porn possession

Mark Salling has plea bargained his child pornography case... pleading guilty to possession of child pornography involving a prepubescent minor

Mark Salling has plea bargained his child pornography case... pleading guilty to possession of child pornography involving a prepubescent minor

Mark Salling was charged with two counts of child porn after over 50,000 explicit images of children were found on his personal computer.

In addition to his prison sentence, he will also attend a required sex offender treatment program. He was facing a maximum of 20 years behind bars before striking the plea deal.

He will also be on supervised release for 20 years afterwards, and must stay 100 feet away from schoolyards, parks, public swimming pools, youth centers, playgrounds and arcades.

Police said their original tip-off of the child pornography came from an ex girlfriend of Salling's.

As a result of his plea deal signed on Tuesday, which must still be approved by a federal judge, Salling will also register as a sex offender and has agreed to pay $50,000 to each victim who submits a formal restitution request.

According to Crime Watch Daily, police raided Salling's home in December 2015 and used a battering ram to force entry into his home.


His computer and other electronic devices were reportedly seized by cops after Salling refused to tell them his password.

Salling, best known for playing Noah "Puck" Puckerman on the musical TV show, was arrested in December 2015.

After his arrest, the actor was released on bail of $20,000.

Previously the actor reached a $2.7 million settlement with the woman, who sued him for sexual battery in 2011.

Though he attempted to hide his illegal behavior, he showed the horrific images to an "adult woman in the context of their sexual relationship".

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