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Jana Duggar Enters Plea Deal After Being Charged With Misdemeanor Child Endangerment

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By MLC on December 10, 2021 at 6:32 PM EST

The hits keep coming for the Duggar family.

Jana Duggar is the latest kid of the “19 Kids & Counting” cast to make scandalous headlines.

Her older brother, Josh Duggar, was found guilty in his child pornography case on Thursday, December 9.

He was found guilty on both charges brought against him and faces up to 20 years in prison.

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Jana Duggar makes negative headlines after Josh is found GUILTY

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Jana was charged with endangering the welfare of a child in Arkansas.

The charge comes just one day after Josh’s guilty verdict.

Jana, 31, was charged with a misdemeanor for the incident on September 9.

The county clerk told the Daily Mailthey were not at liberty to say if the charge was connected to Josh.

She entered a plea deal and is expected to appear in the Washington County District court on January 10, the county clerk revealed.

Jana has no children of her own and is not married, making her the oldest Duggar child not married.

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Jana charged with misdemeanor child endangerment

If found guilty of endangering the welfare of a child, she could face up to 30-90 days in jail.

This is definitely not a good look for the devout Independent Baptist family.

Josh’s conviction has irreversibly tarnished the family name and image.

TMZ shared that the former reality star is charged with one count each of receiving and possessing child pornography. If you weren’t disgusted enough it was revealed that some of the images included minors 12 and under.

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Duggar’s wife, Anna Duggar, has been standing by her man since the beginning, and was even seen attending his last court appearance despite being heavily pregnant. The trial showed two sides of Duggar; on one hand, he is a local businessman who may have been manipulated and that’s how all that child porn ended up on three of his devices.

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Anna Duggar stuck by Josh's side during child pornography trial

On the other hand, he has done this before and he may have just been trying to cover up his indiscretions… poorly. Prosecutors believe and argued that Duggar went out of his way to elaborate a plan to hide his dirty secret using his work devices to do so.

The “19 Kids and Counting” alum came under suspicion in 2019. A raid of his Arkansas car dealership came up shady. DHS agents seized Duggar’s computer, iPhone, and MacBook from an RV.

The trial lasted two weeks and included damning evidence against Duggar including testimony from forensic analysis. The trial also had witnesses including one from a family friend who shared that Duggar had confessed to them that he had been molesting children. The witness apparently broke down on the stand recounting the moment.

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Josh and his wife, welcomed their seventh child earlier this year.

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She gave birth to a little girl named Madison Lily Duggar. According to the Instagram announcement, the baby girl arrived on October 23, 2021.

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