Officer facing sex crime charges resigns from Albemarle Police Department
Published 4:47 pm Thursday, November 10, 2022
A police officer accused of sex crimes against a minor has resigned, according to Albemarle Police Department.
Albemarle Public Information Officer David Fath said the department received and accepted the resignation of Logan Andrew Johnson Thursday afternoon.
On Monday, Albemarle Police Chief Jason Bollhorst requested the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation investigate allegations of criminal misconduct involving Johnson and a minor based on information the police department received. SBI agents with the Southern Piedmont District office immediately began an investigation.
According to a press release from the SBI, on Tuesday Johnson was arrested 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.
After going before a magistrate, Johnson was issued a $500,000 secured bond and was booked at the Anson County Jail in Wadesboro.
Johnson was hired in the Patrol Division on Aug. 9, 2021, according to a statement from the city.