Josh Dugar sentenced to 12 years in prison for child pornography; Planning

Josh Duggar The latter will cost 12 and a half years Back in jail after pleading guilty Child porn charges.

The verdict is delivered by U.S. District Judge Timothy L. Brooks On Wednesday. Duggar was also instructed to pay 50,100 fine And special evaluation and tolerance 20 years on parole Supervision on his release. On sentencing day, the judge agreed to withdraw his possession of the child pornography charge. He got it 151 months Only accused of taking child pornography.

Gerald Faulkner, Homeland Security Agent, last May Testimony that Dugar has downloaded more than that 200 files There are multiple pictures and videos of sexual abuse of children between the ages of 18 months and 12 years. In November, a close friend testified that Dugar had confessed to molesting several girls. He has also been accused of molesting his own sisters.

Judge Brooks condemned Dugar during the sentencing, calling him and the sex offenders who engage in pornography by portraying young children as “the sickest of the sick.” Assistant U.S. Attorney Dustin Roberts Described the 34-year-old as an “intelligent criminal.” They initially wanted a 20-year sentence.

Duggar Chief Defense Attorney Justin Gelfand He said his legal team would appeal against the verdict.

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