Reality TV’s Josh Duggar gets 12 years in child porn case

5/25/2022 11:03:00 PM

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Former reality TV star Josh Duggar was sentenced Wednesday to about 12 1/2 years in prison after he was convicted of receiving and possessing child pornography .

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Former reality TV star Josh Duggar was sentenced to more than 12 years in prison after he was convicted of receiving and possessing child pornography . Duggar, whose lawyers sought a five-year sentence, maintains his innocence and has said he will appeal.

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Former reality TV star Josh Duggar was sentenced Wednesday to about 12 1/2 years in prison after he was convicted of receiving and possessing child pornography .

This undated photo provided by Washington County (Ark), Detention Center shows Josh Duggar. The former reality TV star is returning to federal court in Arkansas, where a judge could sentence him to up to 20 years in prison for receiving and possessing child pornography. Prosecutors on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 are seeking a maximum sentence for Duggar, whose large family was the focus of TLC’s “19 Kids and Counting” reality show. (Washington County Detention Center via AP)

This undated photo provided by Washington County (Ark), Detention Center shows Josh Duggar. The former reality TV star is returning to federal court in Arkansas, where a judge could sentence him to up to 20 years in prison for receiving and possessing child pornography. Prosecutors on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 are seeking a maximum sentence for Duggar, whose large family was the focus of TLC’s “19 Kids and Counting” reality show. (Washington County Detention Center via AP)

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'Footage so terrible that a Homeland Security Investigations agent said it was among the most horrific things he had been forced to watch in his career.' May Josh and JimBob Duggar burn in hell, and anyone else in that family who's complicit or like minded as well. Must be all them christianvalues Good. Hopefully in the gen pop.

H^ng him. That's too light of a sentence. He’s cellmate gonna be booty warrior Does Josh really expect us to believe he’s innocent? 😹 lol Still not long enough. Let’s 🤞🙏 for some prison justice! B Mike Huckabee DEFENDS Duggar family after learning Josh molested girls via MailOnline Max would have been 20.

Josh Duggar sentenced to 12 years in prison in child porn caseThe former TLC star was accused of downloading child porn files onto a computer at his now-shuttered used car dealership in May 2019. Not enough NOT LONG ENOUGH 🤬 Have fun for 12 years !

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Josh Duggar Sentenced to Over 12 Years in Prison for Child Pornography Josh Duggar has been sentenced to 151 months -- which is more than 12 years -- in his child pornography case. At first I thought it was 151 years, which is what it should be! Die there who cares DemsFight4U The company you keep.

Former reality TV star Josh Duggar to be sentenced for child pornography convictionProsecutors are seeking a maximum 20-year sentence for Duggar, whose large family was the focus of TLC’s “19 Kids and Counting” reality show.

Ex-reality star Josh Duggar to be sentenced for child pornFormer reality TV star Josh Duggar is returning to federal court in Arkansas, where a judge could sentence him to up to 20 years in prison for receiving and possessing child pornography .

Josh Duggar From ‘19 Kids And Counting’ Sentenced To Over 12 Years In Prison For Child PornI'm a breaking news reporter focusing on arts and entertainment. I previously worked as a features reporter at the New York Post, where I covered pop culture, and at the Boston Globe and Boston.com I graduated from Emerson College in 2017 with a degree in journalism. Follow me on Twitter MarisaDellatto or reach out at mdellattoforbes.com.

Josh Duggar Sentenced to More Than 12 Years in Prison Over Child Pornography Case - E! OnlineNearly six months after he was convicted of receiving and possessing child pornography , former 19 Kids and Counting star Josh Duggar has been sentenced by an Arkansas judge. 12.5 years 12 Years and counting. Should have been more. Disgusting.

May 25, 2022 GMT This undated photo provided by Washington County (Ark), Detention Center shows Josh Duggar.of the crimes in December 2021 following a six-day trial.has been sentenced to 151 months -- which is more than 12 years -- in his child pornography case.receiving and possessing child pornography .

The former reality TV star is returning to federal court in Arkansas, where a judge could sentence him to up to 20 years in prison for receiving and possessing child pornography. Prosecutors on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 are seeking a maximum sentence for Duggar, whose large family was the focus of TLC’s “19 Kids and Counting” reality show. The former “19 Kids and Counting” star onto a computer at his now-shuttered used car dealership over the course of three days in May 2019. (Washington County Detention Center via AP) This undated photo provided by Washington County (Ark), Detention Center shows Josh Duggar. One of Josh's previous charges was also dropped with agreement between both the defense and prosecution. The former reality TV star is returning to federal court in Arkansas, where a judge could sentence him to up to 20 years in prison for receiving and possessing child pornography. The defense argued that someone else downloaded the porn onto the embattled TV star’s work computer and Josh Duggar flashed a smile in his mugshot even though he had just been found guilty. Prosecutors on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 are seeking a maximum sentence for Duggar, whose large family was the focus of TLC’s “19 Kids and Counting” reality show. TLC canceled “19 Kids and Counting” in 2015 following allegations that Duggar had molested four of his sisters and a babysitter years earlier.

(Washington County Detention Center via AP) FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. He ultimately installed a password-protected partition on his hard drive that he used to download porn. Josh's team requested that he spend five years in prison, while the prosecution requested the maximum sentence of 20 years in prison. (AP) — Former reality TV star Josh Duggar was sentenced Wednesday to about 12 1/2 years in prison after he was convicted of receiving and possessing child pornography . Prosecutors had asked U. Jinger Duggar for their decision, writing in part in a lengthy statement on Instagram, “We are saddened for the victims of horrific child abuse.S. In the docs, Josh's lawyers requested a sentence of 60 months' imprisonment. District Judge Timothy Brooks to give the maximum term of 20 years to Duggar, whose large family was the focus of TLC’s “19 Kids and Counting.” Josh Duggar and his wife, Anna Duggar, welcomed their seventh child amid the child porn scandal. In seeking a 20-year sentence, prosecutors cited the graphic images — and the ages of the children involved — as well as court testimony about the alleged abuse of Duggar’s sisters.

” They argued in a pre-sentencing court filing that Duggar has a “deep-seated, pervasive and violent sexual interest in children.” The judge sentenced Duggar to 12 years and seven months in prison, one day after denying a defense motion to overturn the guilty verdict on grounds of insufficient evidence or to order a new trial. “We were able to sit through the trial to hear the evidence for ourselves,” they noted in a joint statement on Instagram." They went on to state that, prior to his conviction, Josh had"never been charged with, let alone convicted of, a single criminal offense throughout his entire life. U.S.” Aside from his most recent case, Josh has faced other sex-related crimes in the past. Attorney David Clay Fowlkes said he was pleased with the sentence. In it, she asked the judge that he"consider reuniting us as a family again soon. Duggar has maintained that he’s innocent and that he intends to appeal, his attorneys wrote in their sentencing memorandum.

“While this is not the sentence we asked for, this is a lengthy sentence,” Fowlkes said outside the courthouse. Filed under. Duggar, whose lawyers sought a five-year sentence, maintains his innocence. ADVERTISEMENT Defense attorney Justin Gelfand said he is grateful Brooks declined to impose the full 20-year sentence requested by prosecutors.". “We’ll immediately file the notice of appeal within the next 14 days,” Gelfand said. Duggar was arrested in April 2021 after a Little Rock police detective found child porn files were being shared by a computer traced to Duggar.S.

Investigators testified that images depicting the sexual abuse of children, including toddlers, were downloaded in 2019 onto a computer at a car dealership Duggar owned. Joshua is an engaged dad who gladly throws a football with his sons, listens to our daughters play a new song they have learned on the piano, helps answer homework questions, or lends a hand sweeping up spilled crackers. .