People Furious at Josh Duggar’s New Mugshot After Being Found Guilty

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Josh Duggars new mugshot has been released after he was found guilty and people are furious about it…

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It comes after he was found guilty of receiving and possessing indecent images of children.

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Scroll on to see what people have to say…

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The Duggars first rose to fame thanks to the reality show 19 Kids and Counting…

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For a while the family portrayed a wholesome image…

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But, there have been quite a few scandals over the years.

So much so that TLC eventually pulled the plug on the show in 2015 following Josh Duggar’s scandal involving young children.

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At the time, Josh said: “Twelve years ago, as a young teenager. I acted inexcusably for which I am extremely sorry and deeply regret.”

He continued, “We spoke with authorities where I confessed my wrongdoing, and my parents arranged for me and those affected by my actions to receive counseling.”

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The incidents occurred when he was fourteen, in 2002 and 2003.

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The family didn’t report the incidents until the statute of limitations passed in 2006. At the time Josh said he believed God showed him mercy and gave him redemption.

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Then, earlier this year, Josh was arrested and charged with receiving and possessing indecent images of children.

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People reports that Josh was arrested as he was found to have more than 200 images of children on his computer.

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Homeland Security special agent Gerald Faulkner described the things found as “in the top 5 of the worst of the worst that I’ve ever had to examine,” the Daily Mail reports.

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Faulkner also said that Josh downloaded files that included “a series material involving minor children.”

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Despite the finding, Josh was granted jail release ahead of his trial…

And, he was also still permitted to have contact with his children.

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After many months, Josh’s trial began at the John Paul Hammerschmidt federal courthouse in Arkansas earlier this month.

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Proceedings with the trial got underway as a judge heard testimonies to determine whether previous allegations should be admitted into the trial.

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Duggar’s defense asked for the trial to solely focus on the indecent material allegations.

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“Let’s have a trial about what actually happened in May of 2019,” attorney Justin Gelfand asked the judge, People reports.

However, the prosecution wanted to use Josh’s alleged previous admissions as evidence.

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Therefore, in order to decide the judge called for a hearing in which people were called by the prosecution to testify.

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The hearing saw Duggar’s father, Jim Bob Duggar, called and his family friend, Bobye Holt. 

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Jim Bob Duggar testified at the hearing in regards to the previous abuse allegations…

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However, what he had to say was found to “be not credible.”

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Jim Bob claimed in his testimony that he was unable to recall key details about the prior allegations.

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And as a result, Judge Timothy L. Brooks, deemed his “memory to be not credible.”

“The Court found Mr. Duggar’s selective lapse in memory to be not credible; he was obviously reluctant to testify against his son,” Brooks said, People reports.

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After hearing other testimonies, Brooks ruled that the allegations from Josh’s previous scandals could be used as evidence by the prosecution in his current trial.

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The outlet reports that Brooks wrote in his ruling: “The Court finds, based on the Government’s proffer of evidence at the hearing, that the prior acts committed by Defendant in 2002 and 2003 are clear and compelling.”

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“The child victims, in this case, are approximately the same ages as the victims of Defendant’s hands-on offenses.”

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“Accordingly, the prior act evidence is probative of Defendant’s interest in underage children.”

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Then after a difficult few weeks a decision was finally made.

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After delibratering for hours, the jury return to find Duggar guilty of both of receiving and possessing.

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As with any trial, the verdict has received mixed opinions.

While some people are pleased that Duggar is paying for his crimes, others are still arguing his innocence.

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But, one thing that most of the internet has agreed on…

Is the disgust over Duggar’s new mugshot.

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People are furious with Duggars new mugshot after being found guilty…

As it appears to show him smiling.

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