Brothers sentenced to probation after pleading guilty to reduced child molestation charges

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SEYMOUR, Mo. — A judge sentenced Aaron and Petie Schwartz, two Amish brothers from Seymour, Missouri, to five years of probation and 100 hours of community service, on Tuesday, September 8th, 2020.

The two must also pay $250 to law enforcement and are required to write an apology letter to the Amish community.

The Schwartz brothers pleaded guilty to two separate counts of third-degree child molestation.

According to online court records, Aaron Schwartz, 22, and Petie Schwartz, 18, were both originally charged with six felony counts of statutory rape or attempted rape.

Those charges were eventually reduced to the two counts of third-degree child molestation they pleaded guilty to.

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