Anna Duggar banned from visiting Josh in person & can only video call as he awaits child pornography sentencing in jail

ANNA Duggar is unable to visit her husband Josh in person, as she can only video call him while he awaits his child pornography sentencing in jail. 

Josh, 33, was found guilty of possessing and receiving child pornography on December 9 after a nearly two-week trial.

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Anna Duggar is unable to visit her husband Josh in jail[/caption]

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The supportive wife is only allowed to video chat or email him[/caption]

He was immediately handcuffed and taken into custody at Washington County Jail, where he was placed in solitary confinement away from other prisoners for his safety until his sentencing.

The Sun can exclusively reveal his wife Anna, who has stood by his side, is unable to see her husband in person until the sentencing in court, which has yet to be scheduled and is expected to take place four months from the verdict. 

The only way for visits to take place currently is through video call or email, the Washington County Detention Center in Arkansas confirmed. 

Anna, 33, isn’t even allowed to be in the same building as Josh, as all visits through the jail lobby kiosk have been suspended because of covid. 

Anna must communicate with Josh through website Jail ATM, which provides access via email and video call. 

Video calls are $0.25 per minute and emails are $5 per message. 

The website also allows loved ones to send money and gift packages, which include food products and beverage packets.


NO CONJUGAL VISITATION

After Josh’s sentencing, he will be transferred to federal prison for the crime and faces 20 years for each count. 

The Sun previously reported Josh is not allowed conjugal visits with his wife. 

According to the Bureau of Federal Prisons website, conjugal visitation is “not permitted within any BOP facility.”

Arkansas is also not one of the states that allow conjugal visitation in non-federal prisons.

BY JOSH’S SIDE

Josh was arrested and charged with possessing and receiving child pornography in April 2021. 

The Sun previously reported Anna had moved into the home of Josh’s guardians, LaCount and Maria Reber, while awaiting trial.

A source told The Sun at the time: “Anna is spending most of her time with Josh at the Rebers, and her family has stepped in to help raise all their kids.

“She takes them to visit him or they are looked after while she’s there alone, despite what he’s been charged with she refuses to believe he’s guilty.

“Anna has pretty much moved in.” 

The Rebers, who are friends of Jim Bob’s, live in a mansion in Elkins, Arkansas featuring four bedrooms and three bathrooms.

The home provided privacy for Josh, has a long gravel driveway led from the main road to the abode.

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ANNA’S REALITY

Anna, 33, and their seven kids are now living in a rundown warehouse on Jim Bob and Michelle’s Arkansas compound, The Sun previously reported.

A source told The Sun: “The night of the sentencing the lights were on at the warehouse. The SUV parked right outside was the car Anna left the court in.”

Josh’s address listed in his jail records also matches the lot owned by Jim Bob and Michelle that the warehouse sits on. 

The Sun reported in 2020 that Josh, Anna, and their children were living in the small home before the arrest. 

TRIAL

Anna was by Josh’s side every day at the nearly two-week-long trial. 

Many members of the Duggar family sat in on the trial, offering support to their fallen relative.

Siblings Jana, Jason, Joy-Anna, her husband Austin Forsyth, Justin, his wife Claire, Jessa, Jill, and her husband Derick Dillard, along with father Jim Bob, were all present at some point.

Though Josh didn’t cry after hearing the guilty verdict, Josh was “teary-eyed” and “solemn” when handcuffed, according to The Sun’s reporter at the scene.

The ex-reality star was cuffed immediately and taken away.

He stopped to tell his wife Anna that he “loved” her on his way out.

Anna also supported Josh through his 2015 cheating and porn addiction scandals, and when a 2006 molestation police report accused him of molesting five underage females in the family home from 2002 to 2003.

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Josh is behind bars at Washington County Detention Center awaiting his sentencing[/caption]

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Josh was found guilty of child pornography in December[/caption]

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Josh and Anna share seven children together[/caption]

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