CASS COUNTY - We're learning information about a Cass County, Mo., deputy charged with second degree statutory sodomy of a 14-year-old girl.
According to a news release, the 14-year-old girl confirmed text messages between her and Blanchard that discussed that he had inappropriately touched her.
The incident occurred when her family was with his family on a weekend stay at her relative's home and later at his.
Officers arrested Maxwell Blanchard on Monday. The 41-year-old Belton man posted $25,000 bond and is scheduled to appear in court on Thursday.
For him to bond out, he agreed to not have any contact with the victim and cannot have contact with anyone under the age of 17.
We're continuing to go through this probable cause statement. We'll bring you any updates as we receive them.