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Deputies: father stabbed, son arrested

Published On: Nov 05 2012 11:31:19 PM CST
Benjamin Scott Schwartz

Beaufort County deputies arrested a man for allegedly stabbing his father.

Benjamin Scott Schwartz, 26, was in jail under a $30,000 bond.
Deputies said they were called to a home on North Savannah Road in Belhaven at about 1:45 a.m. Sunday, when Schwartz was reportedly threatening to shoot his father. Investigators said when they arrived, they found Schwartz's father stabbed in the torso. He was treated and released from a hospital.
A loaded semi-automatic assault rifle, six loaded 30-round rifle magazines, a .40 caliber semi-automatic hand gun and a knife were seized from the home.

Schwartz was charged with assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury.