Glee star Mark Salling arrested after after cops bust him for kiddy porn
LOS ANGELES — Former 'Glee' TV star Mark Salling has been busted for kiddy smut.
TMZ reports Salling left an LA jail later on Tuesday after posting a US$20,000 bail following his Tuesday morning arrest for possession of child porn images.
Salling was the subject of a raid by Los Angeles cops, who had a warrant to search his home on the morning of December 29, 2015; a visit that left Salling completely and totally shocked, according to TMZ.
Salling allegedly refused to open the door, whereupon the L.A.P.D. used a battering ram to break down Salling's door.
Investigators allegedly found hundreds, perhaps thousands, of kiddy smut images on Salling's computer, and TMZ reports the images are of individuals under the ages of 15, using the phrase "significantly under the age of 15."
Mark Salling hasn't been in the public eye since the end of his run on Glee in 2013-2014, but he was in the news after being sued by his ex-girlfriend Roxanne Gorzela for sexual battery in 2013.
Salling denied it, counter-sued, but ended up paying her almost US$3 million after losing the case.
Rumors say an ex-girlfriend ratted out Salling to the police, but there's no word on which ex that might be.
Salling faces five years in prison under California law, and we're sure it's going to be a long, hard five years.
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