Order his arrest, the family at first 19 Children and Counting star Josh Duggar already said.
Federal agents arrested Josh on April 29 in his state of Arkansas. Consistent with the charge obtained by E! News, the grand jury charged Josh with receipt of child pornography and possession of child pornography in 2019. He pleading not guilty. Per press release from the Department of Justice, Josh faces up to 20 years in prison and a fine of up to $ 250,000.00 per count.
Josh’s wife Anna Duggar he was just informed pregnant with the couple’s seventh child earlier this month. Neither they nor Josh commented on the arrest, however, his lawyer released a statement to E! The news, which says, “Here in the country, nothing can stop prosecutors from charging a crime. But if you’re charged, you can fight in court-and that’s exactly Josh’s plan. “
Since Josh’s arrest, several family members have spoken out about the serious legal issue.
Jim bob and Michelle Duggar, Josh’s parents, said in a statement to E! News of the arrest, “We appreciate your continued prayers for our family at this time. The accusations brought against Joshua today are very serious. It is our prayer that the truth, whatever it may be. , will be revealed, and it will all be resolved at the right time. We love Josh and Anna and continue to pray for their family. “
Jinger Duggar wrote to Instagram, “We are shocked to hear the allegations against Josh. While the case must go through the legal system, we want to make it clear that we fully condemn any form of child abuse and fully support the authorities and judicial process in their search for justice. “