Josh Duggar‘s newest authorized state of affairs is simply starting.
On Friday, April 30, an arraignment of the 33-year-old actuality star was carried out by way of Zoom in federal courtroom, Western District of Arkansas.
Though the 2 expenses introduced towards Duggar weren’t learn, per the request of his attorneys, he pleaded not responsible on each counts. Duggar is predicted to stay in custody pending an upcoming courtroom date on Could 5. One stipulation the choose requested is for Duggar to have a third-party custodian, ought to he be launched on bond. Additionally, the residence the place he would keep have to be devoid of minor kids.
On April 29, federal brokers arrested the previous 19 Youngsters and Counting star, and U.S. Marshals positioned him in custody on the Washington County Detention Middle, in line with authorized data obtained by E! Information. No bail was set on the time. The FBI had no remark to E! Information following the arrest.
However in line with an indictment obtained by E! Information, the grand jury charged Josh with receipt of kid pornography and possession of kid pornography in 2019. In accordance with a press launch from the Division of Justice, Josh faces as much as 20 years of imprisonment and fines as much as $250,000.00 on every depend.
Josh, who’s expecting his seventh baby along with his spouse Anna Duggar, has confronted prison accusations previously however has by no means been charged earlier than.
In 2015, a resurfaced police report from 2006 said that Josh was accused of molesting 5 women when he was a teen. Sisters Jill Duggar, now 29, and Jessa Duggar, now 28, recognized as victims of Josh’s sexual misconduct during an interview with Megyn Kelly.