Former reality television star Josh Duggar, convicted of receiving child pornography in May, was transferred to a federal detention center in Dallas County.
Dagger was one of TLC’s “19 Kids and Counting” stars who followed the life of a large family in Arkansas.
The Show canceled After the news surfaced in 2015, Dagger was accused of molesting four sisters and a babysitter. (Authorities have determined that the statute of limitations has been passed for these accusations.)
Then, in April 2021, Duggar was arrested in Arkansas after investigators tracked child pornographic files containing pornography of young toddlers to Duggar’s computer.
In May, Judge Timothy Brooks of the US District Court sentenced Dagger to 151 months in prison for child pornography, according to federal court documents. According to court filings, this is less than the maximum 20-year sentence that could have been prosecuted, but much more than the 60-month sentence Duggar requested.
According to the court’s decision document, Dagger must also participate in a “sex crime-specific treatment program.”
The Associated Press was sent by a federal prosecutor I wrote in the judgment memo Dagger’s past actions are: “When viewed with his convicted behavior, Dagger has a deep-seated, widespread and violent sexual interest in children and acts on that interest. It is clear that they are willing to do it. “
According to federal court documents, Dagger has appealed to his proceedings.
When Dagger was sentenced, the court recommended that he be assigned to a federal facility in either Seagoville, Texas or Texarkana, Arkansas, according to court documents.
Dagger is currently being transferred to FCI Seagoville, a federal detention center in Dallas County. The Federal Bureau of Prisons website on Tuesday listed Dagger as a prisoner at the facility.
FCI Seagoville says “Institutional unsafe federal correctional facility, “According to the BoP website. With approximately 1,750 prisoners, the facility is approximately 30 minutes southeast of downtown Dallas.
Information from the Associated Press was used in this report.