A former Chillicothe police officer accused of rape/attempted rape and sodomy/attempted sodomy now has additional charges filed against him.

In a press release from Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox, 40 year old Brent Schade is now charged with alleged tampering with victim/witness in a felony prosecution. That charge was filed by the Daviess County Prosecuting Attorney. Schade has been incarcerated at the Daviess Dekalb Regional Jail since early march for the rape/sodomy charges.

Brent Schade has additional misdemeanor charges still pending in Livingston County.

Press Release From Livingston County Sheriff’s Office

June 17, 2014 Daviess County Prosecuting Attorney Andrea Gibson filed class C felony on Brent Schade, 40, Chillicothe for alleged Tampering with Victim/Witness in Felony Prosecution. A warrant was issued for Mr. Schade on case #14DV-CR00149.

Mr. Schade remains incarcerated in the Daviess Dekalb County Regional Jail on Livingston County charges on case # 14LV-CR00082-02 of alleged Rape/Sodomy or Attempted Rape/Sodomy in 1st Degree and has been in custody since March 05, 2014. This case is being prosecuted by Caldwell County Prosecuting Attorney Brady C. Kopek as a special prosecutor for Livingston County.

The LCSO participated in both investigation and the Daviess Dekalb County Regional Jail staff and records helped with our investigation on the alleged Tampering with a Victim/Witness case.

Mr. Schade has additional charges still pending in Livingston County as in January 2014, as case # 14LV-CR00018 was filed in Livingston County and alleges misdemeanor crimes of Hindering Prosecution and Tampering with Evidence. Mr. Kopek is also prosecuting this case as a special prosecutor for Livingston County. This case was investigated by the Missouri State Highway Patrol.