Mark Salling, well-known for his role as Noah “Puck” Puckerman, bad boy on the popular television series, Glee, has been arrested for the possession of child pornography. According to US Weekly, he was originally arrested only on the suspicion of possessing child pornography.
Time, however, has received confirmation from the Los Angeles Police Department that Salling, 33, was arrested the morning of Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2015. Possession charges have been filed.
The Internet Crimes Against Children division of the LAPD served a warrant to search Salling’s 9900 Block of Helen Avenue, Sunland, California home. Law enforcement reported that they found hundreds of images of children. Then he was booked for possession.
E! News reports that Salling settled a sexual battery lawsuit with Roxanne Gorzela. his former girlfriend, in 2013. She claimed Salling forced her to have sex with him while he refused to wear a condom. Although he denied the charges, it was later settled out of court for $2.7 million.
Update: According to Salling’s booking sheet, his bail has been set for $20,000. Also, there has not been any mention as to who will represent him as this moves forward.
By Jeanette Smith
Time: Former Glee Star Mark Salling Arrested for Possession of Child Pornography
US Weekly: Mark Salling Arrested for Possession of Child Pornography
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