A person of interest in connection with the December deaths of a Mount Pleasant couple was recently charged in Salt Lake County for identity theft crimes that prosecutors say he committed in September but no charges have yet been filed related to the double homicide.
Logan Welles McFarland, 24, has been charged in Salt Lake City's 3rd District Court with identity fraud, a third-degree felony; unlawful acquisition, possession or transfer of a financial transaction card, a third-degree felony; and unlawful use of a financial transaction card, a class A misdemeanor.
On Sept. 22, a Utah Highway Patrol officer stopped a car for littering near 4500 South and Redwood Road. McFarland a passenger in the car had a warrant for his arrest, court documents state. The trooper found a Discover credit card and paperwork for another man in McFarland's pocket after he took him into custody.