Josh Duggar has petitioned a federal court in Arkansas to pay bail on suspicion of child pornography, claiming that he has no danger of flying because he has a “widely recognized face.” It was.
A former 19-year-old Kids and Counting star, 33, has been acquitted of one receipt of child pornography and one possession of child pornography, both of which have been acquitted.
Dagger is currently demanding that his pregnant wife and her six children be allowed to go home, but the judge had previously been released on bail while waiting for the trial, with them. He ruled that he was forbidden to live.
A real-life star claims in a court document submitted Tuesday and obtained by the DailyMail.com that it “does not pose a flight risk” due to its “deep roots” and “widely recognized face” to the community. I am.
“We’re very sad about the whole thing, it’s scary. It’s all very sad,” said Jill Dagger (with her husband). Josh Duggar (left) acquitted federal child pornography charges in a virtual court hearing on Friday
Josh and Anna Dagger, and their six children.Anna is pregnant with her seventh child while Josh is on bail
Josh Dagger is a photo detained on May 3
Dagger claims that it does not pose a risk to the community and is “fully compliant” with law enforcement agencies.
The center’s dagger said he was allowed to voluntarily surrender in connection with the incident.
Dagger in the upper right suggested that he provided the name of a “third-party custodian” who could live with him in places where minor children did not live if he was not allowed to go home.
“He was born and raised in this community. This has always been his home, except for Stint, who is involved in politics in Washington, DC,” reads a filing created by his lawyers Travis Story and Justin Gelfand.
“Sure, Dagger’s life, and the lives of his parents and 18 siblings, are recorded primarily on cameras and in the media.”
The filing continues as follows: “In that sense, Dagger has a widely recognized face and has spent most of his life in the public spotlight.
Dagger claims that it does not pose a risk to the community, is “fully compliant” with law enforcement agencies, and is not convicted of a criminal record.
‘[He] I’ve known about this federal crime investigation since November 2019, when the Department of Homeland Security (“HSI”) conducted an investigation into Dagger’s previous workplace, “said Filing.
“We maintained an open dialogue with the US Federal Attorney’s Office in connection with this investigation,” Dagger said. “We were allowed to voluntarily surrender in connection with this case.”
“Sure, child pornography crimes are undoubtedly serious, but the indictment does not claim that Dagger personally interacted with the only child,” the document reads.
Dagger suggests in his filings that he provided the name of a “third-party caretaker” who could live with a minor child if he was not allowed to return home. did.
He stated in a legal document that if it was found, he would be subject to the bail conditions made by the court.
After entering an acquittal in an Arkansas court on Friday, US Magistrate Judge Erin L. Wiedemann said that if he was detained and released, he would not be allowed to live at home with his children. Told to. US Federal Prosecutor’s Office.
This will prevent Dagger from returning to the house where he lives with his wife Anna and her six children (the eldest son is only 11 years old).
Judge Wiedemann advised Dagger that he should consider another residence where he could stay while waiting for the trial.
“Given the nature of the accusations against him, the court is likely to demand a third-party custodian where he can live and ensure compliance with the terms of the bond,” said Judge Wiedemann. ..
Mr. Wiedemann said a protection observer would interview Dagger to determine the suitability of bail.
Duggar has been accused of “downloading child sexual abuse material using the Internet.”
According to the U.S. Federal Prosecutor’s Office, Dagger allegedly possessed this material, some of which portrayed sexual abuse of children under the age of 12 in May 2019.
It is not clear if any of Dagger’s family will provide him with accommodation while he is waiting for trial.
Several members of the family have voiced since the news of his arrest happened last week.
Jim Bob and Michelle Dagger said they still loved Josh and were praying for him after his arrest.
Zinger Dagger (center) and her husband Jeremy Vuolo (left), who went shopping in Hollywood on Saturday, issued a joint statement that they were “disturbed” after hearing about the accusation.
Dagger’s sister Jill told the sun:’We are very sad about the whole thing, it’s scary. I’m very sad. Josh’s wife Anna is pregnant with her seventh child. I can’t imagine her feelings. “
Jill’s husband, Derrick, told Sun, “Obviously, if anything related to child pornography is there, justice will take place.”
Josh’s other sister, Zinger, and her husband, Jeremy, also responded to Dagger’s accusations after being announced on Friday.
“We are worried about the accusations against Josh. The case must go through the legal system, but we absolutely condemn all forms of child abuse, and authorities and the judicial process justice. I want to make it clear that I fully support the pursuit, “the couple wrote in a statement shared on Instagram.
Dagger’s parents and 19 fellow kids and counting stars Jim Bob and Michelle Dagger also issued a statement on Friday.
“Thank you for your continued prayer for our family. The accusations filed against Joshua today are very serious,” they said in a statement obtained by People magazine. I did.
“Whatever it is, it is our prayer that the truth will be revealed and that all this will be resolved in a timely manner.”
They added: “We love Josh and Anna and continue to pray for their families.”
The proceedings of his proceedings are set to be heard on July 6, and the pre-trial hearing is scheduled for July 1.
If convicted, Duggar faces up to 20 years in prison and is fined up to $ 250,000 each count.
Josh Duggar filed a petition to escape prison on bail on suspicion of child pornography
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