Josh Duggar won’t be allowed to see his six youngsters or return to his Arkansas house if he’s launched on bail.
The 33-year-old “19 Youngsters and Counting” star was arrested and is now going through federal expenses of receiving and possessing youngster porn. He pleaded not responsible to the fees on Friday in court docket in Arkansas.
When the “19 Youngsters and Counting” star pleaded not responsible, U.S. Chief Justice of the Peace Decide Erin L. Wiedemann mentioned that if Josh have been to be launched on bond, he must be in a residence the place there’s no minor within the house, in response to a launch from the US Legal professional’s Workplace.
That will imply he can be prohibited from returning to the house the place he lives along with his spouse, Anna, and their six youngsters, 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 primarily based on his request to be launched from jail on bond the choose issued the order.
“Given the character of the fees towards him, the court docket would probably 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 may interview that individual,” Wiedemann mentioned.
“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 house or that may be visiting unsupervised,” the choose continued.
Duggar is accused of allegedly utilizing “the web to obtain youngster sexual abuse materials. Duggar allegedly possessed this materials, a few of which depicts the sexual abuse of kids below the age of 12, in Might 2019,” the discharge states.
A federal district court docket choose will decide any sentence after contemplating the U.S. Sentencing Tips and different statutory components. 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 rely.
Fox Information’ Melissa Roberto contributed to this report.