Josh Duggar was spotted with his pregnant wife Anna after a judge denied a motion to dismiss a child pornography case
Josh Duggar He recently appeared in an Arkansas court where a judge dismissed his pleas to dismiss the charges in his ongoing child pornography case.
A total of four requests were dismissed on Monday, and the judge has yet to rule on the fifth petition People magazine.
According to the outlet, the requests submitted include motions to suppress statements and request a hearing, dismissal of the case over allegations of government failure to preserve potentially explicit evidence, suppression of photographs of Duggar’s hands and feet while in custody, and dismissal of the indictment for breaching deadlines.
The fifth petition, which was not judged, is said to have been another request to suppress the evidence. Two of the petitions were originally filed on August 20, and it appears that other petitions were filed after that date.
In a clip obtained by a local affiliate of ABC 40/29 News, Accused “19 kids and countingThe star, 33, smiled as he walked out of the courtroom, walking alongside his pregnant wife, Anna Duggar, who appears to be standing next to her husband awaiting his trial on November 30.
was a duggar Sent to him in April On two counts of downloading and possessing child pornography, prosecutors said some of it depicted sexual abuse of young children.
Reality character has Not guilty.
In addition to his wife, Duggar’s parents, Jim Pope and Michelle Duggar, are also alleged to have remained in his corner amid the scandal, People magazine reported On September 1, adding that The family is divided for their support of Duggar.
“Jim Bob always wants to wipe things under the rug,” a family source told the outlet. “He would never talk about scandal because it’s bad for business.”
But Duggar’s brother Ginger, 27, and husband Jeremy, 33, called the allegations “disturbing” and said they wanted “justice.” In a public statement.
Duggar reportedly believes he will “get out” of the child pornography case entirely despite evidence federal prosecutors may have to support their argument against him.
An insider relayed to People magazine: “He really thinks he’s going to get out of it.”
In August, a report from Arkansas Democrat Gazette Duggar’s lawyers initially said they filed two motions to dismiss the case entirely.
The first motion sees Duggar’s attorneys arguing that the government failed to preserve evidence of possible innocence relating to three people who gained access to Duggar’s used yard. When investigators searched the three people’s electronic devices, they reportedly kept no evidence, although one witness said he worked in the parking lot and stayed there all night occasionally without Duggar’s knowledge or permission.
He admitted to viewing adult pornography through websites accessed on the group’s wireless Internet on his phone. However, the government reportedly said that no evidence of a crime was found on his electronic device or that of the two other witnesses.
However, Duggar’s lawyers argue that the search was not done properly.
The other proposal claims that the two acting DHS secretaries at the time of Duggar’s investigation were not properly appointed. The petitions ask for the two charges to be dropped and for evidence in the case to be suppressed, including all statements Duggar gave to investigators.
It was a Duggar confined to home of family friends who have agreed to be his guardian during his release, and he is prohibited from using any devices accessible online while he awaits trial.
Fox News’ Tyler McCarthy and Lauren Overholtz contributed to this report.