On August 3, 2016, the Lewis County Sheriff's Office arrested Henry Schwartz, age 53, of Canton, Missouri on a charge of Statutory Sodomy-1st Degree, an unclassified felony. The arrest stems from a months long investigation conducted by the Lewis County Sheriff's Office, Lewis County Juvenile Office and Missouri Children's Division. Mr. Schwartz is alleged to have inappropriately touched a female juvenile in 1997 at his residence in rural Canton, Missouri.
Mr. Schwartz was indicted by a Lewis County Grand Jury in July, 2016. He is currently lodged in the Lewis County Sheriff's Office in lieu of a $50,000 cash only bond.