After Josh Duggar was sent to federal prison, details emerge about his life behind bars
The Josh Duggar has been found guilty on child pornography charges late last year, but it took a while to get him into the federal prison system. Instead, the old 19 children and counting The star spent time in the Washington County Detention Center before sentencing and then again as the powers that be determined which of the two prison systems he would land in. He eventually ended up in Seagoville, and a new report has shared details about Duggar’s life. behind bars has been like.
First and foremost, Seagoville is a federal correctional system located in Texas; it was also the jail option that was farther from Josh Duggar’s family. However, it is also a prison system with a sex offender treatment program that the other system, Texarkana, did not have. Although news of Duggar’s transfer broke the day it happened, it took a few days to figure out where the reality personality landed. Now, we’ve learned more details about what Duggar’s 151-month stint in prison will be like.
We already knew Josh Duggar would not be allowed any conjugal visits with his wife Anna during his time behind bars, but a new report on to TMZ says Seagoville demands “military” attention to detail from its inmates. According to the outlet, the list of rules Duggar must follow includes, but is not limited to:
- Make his bed militarily at 7:30 a.m. every morning.
- Engage in a daily to-do list, including sweeping, mopping and taking out the trash.
- Stop all loud conversations and noise before 9:15 p.m. in the evening; the noise must stop at midnight.
The article notes that the prison in which Josh Duggar is serving his sentence is low security and that work and other options are available to inmates. Other reports on Seagoville said the men live in “pods” in the jail and calls are limited to 15 minutes at a time and are recorded by the facility. Interestingly, a Unrelated crystal ball comes from the mother of another Seagoville inmate, who noted that time spent outside the federal system did not count towards her child’s sentence.
If that part is true, Josh Duggar was only transferred to Seagoville a little over a week ago, so the long time he spent in the detention center between the end of his trial and his time in the federal correctional institution might have been moot. . He will serve approximately 12.5 years in prison before being released, which is less time than the prosecution wanted him to serve, but far longer than Duggar’s own lawyers were asking for.
Once released from prison, Josh Duggar will still face 20 years of restrictive probation. This includes the possibility of being asked to take a lie detector test at any time. He will have to obtain permission to use any type of device capable of narrating photos. He will also not be able to be alone in a room with his children and will lose other freedoms, including the ability to obtain a medical marijuana card. He will not be able to access pornography of any kind.
As to whether or not Josh Duggar will enter any type of work while he’s in the Seagoville facility, we’ll keep you posted. the old 19 children and counting The star’s legal team is in the process of appealing.