In line with online government records, Duggar was arrested by the USA Marshals Service and booked into jail Thursday afternoon in Washington County, Arkansas, the place he’s at present being held. No different particulars about his expenses are at present obtainable on-line.
USA TODAY has reached out to the workplace of Justice of the Peace Choose Mark E. Ford and Homeland Safety Investigations for remark.
Duggar’s arrest comes lower than every week after his spouse Anna introduced on Instagram that she is pregnant with their seventh youngster, a child woman.
In a video posted to Instagram Saturday, the couple stand in a discipline with their six youngsters working within the background. Duggar opens an umbrella over himself and his spouse, dropping pink confetti over them.
“It’s a GIRL!!!!!,” Anna wrote within the caption. “We’re overjoyed to announce child seven is on the best way and we are able to’t wait to carry her in our arms this fall!”
The couple have been married 13 years and share children Mackynzie, 11; Michael, 9; Marcus, 7; Meredith, 5; Mason, 3; and 17-month-old Maryella.
The Duggar household rose to fame with their TLC present “19 Youngsters and Counting,” which chronicled the non-public lifetime of Arkansas dad and mom Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar. Josh is their eldest son.
TLC canceled “19 Youngsters and Counting” in 2015 following a sexual abuse scandal involving Josh, who later also admitted to a porn addiction and dishonest on his spouse.The collection’ spin-off “Counting On” options storylines focusing on his sisters and their younger households.
Duggar was by no means charged after an nameless tip spurred an investigation into his alleged fondling of 5 women in 2002 and 2003. He acknowledged wrongdoing in a press release after news reports were published in 2015. His dad and mom and two of his sisters later confirmed the actions.
Contributing: Andrea Mandell; Related Press