One day after information broke that Josh Duggar was arrested in Arkansas, Us Weekly confirmed that he was indicted on baby pornography fees.
The U.S. Attorney’s Office within the Western District of Arkansas revealed the character of the fees in a press launch on April 30.
“A Springdale man was arrested yesterday for receiving and possessing material depicting the sexual abuse of children,” the discharge started. “According to court documents, Joshua James Duggar, 33, allegedly used the internet to download child sexual abuse material. Duggar allegedly possessed this material, some of which depicts the sexual abuse of children under the age of 12, in May 2019.”
Josh, the eldest baby of Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar, was detained with out bond. The information got here days after his spouse, Anna Duggar, introduced that the pair expect their seventh baby.
“It’s a GIRL!!!!!” Anna wrote through Instagram on April 24. “We are overjoyed to announce baby seven is on the way and we can’t wait to hold her in our arms this fall!”
The twosome, who wed in 2008, share six youngsters: Mackynzie (born October 2009), Michael (June 2011), Marcus (June 2013), Meredith (July 2015), Mason (September 2017) and Maryella (November 2019)
Josh is not any stranger to controversy. Back in 2015, he made headlines when resurfaced courtroom paperwork revealed he molested 5 ladies — 4 of which have been associated to him — between 2002 and 2003. He was 14 and 15 years outdated on the time.
“Twelve years ago, as a young teenager, I acted inexcusably for which I am extremely sorry and deeply regret. I hurt others, including my family and close friends,” he stated in an announcement through Facebook on the time. “We spoke with the authorities where I confessed my wrongdoing, and my parents arranged for me and those affected by my actions to receive counseling. I understood that if I continued down this wrong road that I would end up ruining my life.”
Josh and Anna’s marriage hit one other tough patch that August after his Ashley Madison account was revealed. He subsequently sought therapy and the couple started counseling.
“Since the residential treatment program ended, we have been working with a professional marriage and family counselor to take important steps toward healing,” Josh and Anna wrote in an announcement in March 2016. “As the future unfolds, we are taking one day at a time and we are grateful for your continued prayers for both of us and our sweet children.”
Anna has but to publicly touch upon her husband’s latest arrest. Scroll by means of for every little thing we all know concerning the case thus far: