Former Sheriff's Department employee sentenced for attempted rape

Wayne Logan (Shelby County Sheriff's Department)
Wayne Logan (Shelby County Sheriff's Department)

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC-TV) - A former employee of the Shelby County Sheriff's Department pleaded guilty Thursday to sexual offenses that involved a child.

District Attorney's Office spokesperson Jennifer Donnals said Wayne Logan, 61, pleaded guilty to attempted rape, a class C felony, and attempted rape of a child, a class B felony.

Logan was given concurrent sentences of six and eight years in prison, and once released must register for the Tennessee Sexual Offender registry.

According to an indictment against Logan, the offenses occurred between 2005 and 2007.

Logan resigned as a civilian employee from the Shelby County Sheriff's Department in 2007.