ST. GEORGE — Police arrested a St. George man early today after a traffic stop resulted in the discovery of two allegedly stolen credit cards in his possession.
Police made a traffic stop in the area of 2400 East in St. George just before 5 a.m., Monday, and during the investigation two stolen credit cards were found, St. George Police Sgt. Sam Despain said.
Further investigation was conducted by contacting the card owners.It was determined that the credit cards had been used 27 times to make purchases. The card had been used that many times resulting in the multiple charges, Despain said. The investigation is ongoing to determine if any further charges may be filed, he said.
Tavis Rone McArthur, 29, of St. George, was booked into the Purgatory Correctional Facility, charged with a misdemeanor of driving on a denied license and 27 third-degree felony counts related to the possession and use of a stolen credit card. His bail stands at $135,050.
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Persons charged are presumed innocent until found guilty in a court of law or as otherwise decided by a trier-of-fact.
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