Josh Duggar REFUSES Plea Deal Offered By Prosecutors, Continues to Fight For Dismissal

Josh Duggar Mug Shot

Perhaps that explains the smug smirk in his mug shot.

The Sun has obtained a March 12 email that prosecutors sent to Josh’s lawyers, strongly encouraging them to accept the deal.

“The plea agreement contains a statement of facts, which should be a good summary reference when you are reviewing the discovery material,” the email reads.

“Significantly, Duggar’s cellular phone-including text messages he sent and pictures he took places him at the car lot on the date/times the child pornography images were downloaded and distributed.”

Sounds pretty damning, but apparently, Josh’s lawyers still weren’t convinced.

Clearly hoping to nudge Josh and his team in the right direction, prosecutors then sent a “recap” of a meeting they’d recently had with Homeland Security agents.

The agents showed prosecutors “all the child pornography images discovered during the forensic search,” a fact that they DA’s office mentioned in order to  remind the defense of just how ugly Josh’s trial is likely to become.

We don’t know if Josh’s lawyers encouraged him to take the deal, but either way, that offer was also declined by the former reality star.

So it appears that Josh will stick with his “not guilty” plea, and his csse will go to trial on November 30.

His lawyers have once again requested that the