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Court records shed light on sex charges Hanover family doctor faces

HANOVER, Va. (WTVR) — Deputies said the crime Dr. Brent Logie is accused of happened near his Mechanicsville home.

While warrants do not spell out exactly what happened between Logie and an alleged female victim, legal expert Claire Cardwell can certainly explain the charges.

“He’s charged with ‘animate object sexual penetration,’ which indicates it was something other than a body part which would have caused the charge to be rape or sodomy,” said Cardwell. “It could be a finger or a toe used to penetrate the alleged victim.”

According to court records, Logie lives in the Milestone neighborhood off New Ashcake. Deputies say the incident took place in the 9500 block of Stone Spring Drive, between 9 p.m. and midnight on Dec. 7.

CBS 6 just learned of the charges because a Facebook friend was asking why investigators were back in the neighborhood recently.

A woman on the phone Wednesday confirmed to CBS-6 that Dr. Logie still practices at Hanover Family Physicians.

“These are very difficult cases to defend because it’s the words of the parties involved against each other,” said Cardwell. “That’s probably why DNA was focused on so quickly because it can be a deal breaker.”

An arrest warrant on file claims investigators told Logie they have his DNA. His defense attorney has filed a motion to find out what evidence the prosecution has in their possession.

“In the motion it indicates the doctor was informed there was DNA in the case by the investigating officer,” said Cardwell. “The motion is a request for prosecutors to provide that DNA which is required by Virginia code . If someone else’s DNA has been collected, that has to be provided, too.”

Dr. Logie’s next court date is March 19th.

Each of the two charges he faces carries a penalty of five years to life in prison.

15 comments

  • M.L. Adams

    “He’s charged with ‘animate object sexual penetration,’ which indicates it was something other than a body part…It could be a finger or a toe used to penetrate the alleged victim.”

    It’s been 44 years since nursing school, and I don’t mean to question Ms Cardwell, but I’m pretty sure that fingers and toes are still considered to be ‘body parts!’

    • El

      You’re misunderstanding what was a poorly phrased statement.

      “which indicates it was something other than a body part which would have caused the charge to be rape or sodomy.”

      In other words, it was a body part, but not a body part that would have caused the charge to be rape or sodomy.” It was “something,” but not “a body part that would have constituted a rape charge,” essentially. I think she was trying to be polite and not say ‘penis.’ It was certainly a confusing way to phrase that; I had to reread it a few times to understand.

    • athynz

      Indeed. I wonder if this doctor made a house call and the patient didn’t like his diagnosis, fee, or something about him. I’m not saying he didn’t do anything hinkey but there’s always two sides to each story.

  • Karen Bowyer

    Logie has been our family doctor for years.This is very disturbing news. I wish I new more. He has always been a good doctor for my family.

  • philip jenkins

    Logie is the best doctor I have had I don t believe this can be true l have fought to keep logie as my doctor . I have the most respect for doc logie innocent until proven guilty look doc logie,s a good guy. Philip and Woodley jenkins

  • Sharon

    Dr. Logie was my dr for more than 10 years….I am flabbergasted by these reports. He was a good Dr. This may or maynot be true…the courts will determine the outcome. Very disturbing and shocking news.

  • Mrs Tune

    Dr Logie has been my children doctor for 12 years. He’s an awesome doctor I don’t believe the allegations to be true, and I will let him continue being our family doctor.

  • Ed

    Dr. Logie has been my PCP for several years and rate him very highly, and will continue to support him until proven otherwise. No matter the out come, he is still a great doctor, however, this charge will likely destroy his career.
    Due to Obamacare, it appears we will need every good doctor we can find to provide our future medical needs.

  • Lorraine Shackleford

    Dr. Logie has been my doctor for a year and a half…He is very professional….I really like him as a doctor and I believe he is very knowledgeable…he has been treating me for type 2 Diabetes and I trust his expertise….
    I am shocked to hear this news and I really hope he is not guilty of these charges…

  • bob

    “In the motion it indicates the doctor was informed there was DNA in the case by the investigating officer,” said Cardwell.”

    that’s what the cops aka “investigating officers” always say when they arrest innocent people, in order to intimidate them

  • Sharon Bauer

    I have nothing but the highest regard for Dr. Logie. He has been my doctor for years – very professional, personable and knowledgeable. I believe in my heart of hearts that these charges will prove to be false.
    It’s impossible to think otherwise because it just doesn’t make sense.

  • Bob

    Dear newspeople,
    Someday you will have a party at your house. Someone will show up as an uninvited guest, refuse to leave when asked, and later have you falsely charged with sexual assault. I will be sure that your name and all the details are leaked to the media.

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