Albemarle police officer charged with various child sex offenses
The arrest came after an investigation by the SBI.
ALBEMARLE, N.C. (WBTV) - An Albemarle police officer was arrested and charged with multiple child sex offenses.
The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation was contacted by the Chief of Police with the Albemarle Police Department to investigate allegations of misconduct by officer Logan Andrew Johnson and a minor.
Johnson was arrested Nov. 8 in Albemarle and charged with one count of felony statutory sex offense with a child under the age of 15; one count of felony indecent liberties with a child; and one count of felony solicitation of a child by computer or electronic device, according to the SBI.
Officers say he was issued a $500,000 secured bond and was booked at the Anson County Jail in Wadesboro.
The Albemarle Police Department released the following statement:
The Albemarle Police Department is aware of the arrest of an APD officer.
After becoming aware of allegations, the Albemarle Police Department immediately notified the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation so that an independent and comprehensive investigation could be conducted.
The Albemarle Police Department has cooperated fully with the SBI’s investigation.
The officer’s date of hire was 8/9/2021. The officer is on unpaid administrative suspension, pending the results of an administrative investigation.
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