The Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office has reports that Karl Logan, longtime guitarist for power metal icons Manowar, was arrested on possession of child pornography charges in Charlotte, N.C. on Aug. 9 earlier this year.
The arrest record indicates that Logan, 53, faces six felony counts of third-degree sexual exploitation of a minor. “A person commits the offense of third-degree sexual exploitation of a minor if, knowing the character or content of the material, he possesses material that contains a visual representation of a minor engaging in sexual activity,” states N.C. General Statute §14-190.17A.
The band responded about Karl Logan on their official Twitter account: Regarding Karl Logan With regard to Karl Logan’s arrest and the charges against him: Due to the fact that Karl and his attorneys are dealing with these issues, he will not perform with MANOWAR. The new album and upcoming tour will not be affected. Magic Circle Entertainment.