Mark Salling pleads guilty to possession of child pornography Former Glee star Mark Salling has reached a plea deal in his child pornography case. Salling has agreed to plead guilty to possession of child pornography involving a prepubescent minor, and will now serve between four and seven years behind bars The court will also require him to pay $50,000 restitution to each of his victims as well as register as a sex offender and enter into a treatment programme for offenders. Once he's eventually released from prison, Salling will be required to stay 100 feet away from schools and other locations where children gather. He's also banned from contacting anyone under the age of 18. The 35-year-old actor was originally arrested back in December 2015 when Los Angeles Police Department Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force Unit conducted a raid at his home. By the following spring, Salling was formally indicted by the US Attorney's Office on allegations of receiving and possessing child pornography. The Texas-born Salling most memorably played football player Puck for five seasons on Fox's Primetime Emmy Award-winning musical comedy series Glee. Other notable film and TV credits include a supporting role in Children of the Corn IV: The Gathering and a memorable appearance in Walker, Texas Ranger.