Logan man in court Monday on child sex abuse charges

26-year old Landon Louis Leishman from Logan was in court Monday after his initial appearance was continued from last Thursday. Leishman is charged with 24 first-degree felony counts of rape, sodomy and sexual abuse of a child and a third-degree felony charge of dealing in harmful material to a minor. Leishman received a court-appointed attorney and a preliminary hearing was set for Thursday, January 21st at 1:30 p.m., unless a sign language interpreter can be arranged for Leishman. If so, he will appear in court a day earlier. According to court documents, the offense date of the charges in question was January 1, 2007. A detective with the Logan City Police Department investigated the charges.

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