Josh Duggar is not going to be allowed to see his six children or return to his Arkansas dwelling if he’s launched on bail.
The 33-year-old “19 Children and Counting” star was arrested and is now going through federal expenses of receiving and possessing little one porn. He pleaded not responsible to the costs on Friday in court docket in Arkansas.
When the “19 Children and Counting” star pleaded not responsible, U.S. Chief Justice of the Peace Choose Erin L. Wiedemann stated that if Josh have been to be launched on bond, he must be in a residence the place there’s no minor within the dwelling, based on a launch from the US Legal professional’s Workplace.
That might imply he could be prohibited from returning to the house the place he lives along with his spouse, Anna, and their six kids, the oldest of which was born in 2009. Duggar’s lawyer is requesting he be launched on bond. A trial date for his case was set for July 6, with a pre-trial listening to scheduled for July 1. Previous to trial and based mostly on his request to be launched from jail on bond the choose issued the order.
“Given the character of the costs towards him, the court docket would doubtless require a third-party custodian that he may reside with and that may guarantee compliance with circumstances of bond so that you all would want to get that line out and inform our probation workplace of who that individual is so they might interview that individual,” Wiedemann stated.
“Additionally they will need to interview Mr. Duggar. They will not focus on your expenses Duggar however they are going to interview you for data to find out whether or not you are a good individual for launch, in a residence the place they’re no minors within the dwelling or that may be visiting unsupervised,” the choose continued.
Duggar is accused of allegedly utilizing “the web to obtain little one sexual abuse materials. Duggar allegedly possessed this materials, a few of which depicts the sexual abuse of kids below the age of 12, in Could 2019,” the discharge states.
A federal district court docket choose will decide any sentence after contemplating the U.S. Sentencing Pointers and different statutory elements. Duggar is charged by indictment. If convicted, he faces as much as 20 years of imprisonment and fines as much as $250,000 on every depend.
Fox Information’ Melissa Roberto contributed to this report.