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Endangering the welfare of a child: Ex-reality star Jana Duggar charged

Jana Duggar plead not guilty to engendering the welfare of a child.TLC

Jana Duggar plead not guilty to engendering the welfare of a child.TLC

Jana Duggar was charged with jeopardizing the welfare of a child on Sept. 10, as stated by court docs secure by Page Six.

The ex-reality star, 31, pleaded not guilty to the charge and her next court date is scheduled for Jan. 10, a court clerk for the city Elm Springs, Ark., disclosed to us Friday.

Per Arkansas law, the charge could be declared a “Class A or B misdemeanor” and could result in jail time, a fine or both for Duggar.

News of the “19 Kids and Counting”

alum’s charge comes just one day after her brother, Josh  Duggar  was found guilty on one count each of receiving and having in his possession child pornography.

The 33-year-old faces up to 20 years behind bars and fines of up to $250,000 for each count.

At the time of Josh’s April apprehension, the Justice Department said that the one-time TLC star downloaded material that contained children under the age of 12.

Josh Duggar was found guilty of receiving and possessing child pornography.
AP

Before this week’s ruling, Josh had been accused of sexually abusing five underage girls — inclusive of four of his sisters — in his teens.

“19 Kids and Counting”

— the TLC reality series that launched the Duggar family, in addition to parents Jim Bob and Michelle, and their 19 children into stardom — was call off in 2015 after Josh’s first molestation scandal.

The network in the end re-branded the show, without Josh, as

“Counting On.”

Nevertheless, it was call off earlier this year sequel to the public souring on Duggar programming in general.

The Duggar family at Jill and Derick Dillard’s 2014 wedding.

Jim Bob, 56, and Michelle, 55, made a declaration on Thursday after Josh’s guilty verdict, telling fans that they are “praying” for their humiliated son.

“Today, God’s grace, through the love and prayers of so many, has sustained us,” they wrote.

Accepting Josh’s victims, the pair added,

“Our hearts and prayers are with anyone who has ever been harmed through CSAM [child sexual abuse material].”

 

CELEBRITY ARRESTS ,   DUGGARSJIM BOB DUGGARJOSH DUGGAR ,

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