LOGAN — The case against a 47-year-old Garland City man accused of driving to a Logan park to have sex with an undercover officer, posing as a 13-year-old girl, is on hold. Brian Don Littledike, who was arrested in July 2023, has been found incompetent to stand trial.

According to court records, Littledike appeared March 25 in Logan’s 1st District Court. He was previously charged with two counts of attempted aggravated sexual abuse of a child, a first-degree felony; and four counts of enticing a minor, a second-degree felony

Littledike reportedly began communicating with the undercover officer July 13. Logan City Police officers became aware of him after a woman called 911, complaining of a male individual who was inappropriately texting her, thinking she was a teenage girl named Brittany.

Officers asked the woman to give Litttledike another phone number and explain that it was her private number. Soon after, investigators began receiving texts from the suspect.

Police reported the messages quickly turned graphic in nature, with Littledike describing various sexual acts he wished to perform with the undercover officer. He also asked to meet up in person and arranged to meet at a Logan park.

The next day, Littledike drove to the designated location, and approached a female officer, who was standing on a bridge. Police were waiting nearby to quickly take him into custody.

Littledike was taken to the police department, explained his Miranda Rights and questioned by officers. He claimed that he had a wrong phone number and started texting who he thought was Brittany by mistake.

When the police officer asked about the pornographic nature of the messages, Littledike reportedly acknowledged that he “started asking questions I shouldn’t have.” He claimed that he only intended to hangout for a bit but wasn’t going to do anything that would get him in trouble.

During the March 25 hearing, Judge Spencer Walsh said two psychologists had determined Littledike was unable to understand the court process and adequately defend himself. He ordered the suspect to be transferred to the Utah State Hospital, to undergo treatment.

Littledike was scheduled to appear again in court for a review hearing Sept. 23, to determine whether competency has been restored. He could face up to life in prison, if convicted.

Individuals arrested and charged in complaints are presumed innocent unless or until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in court.

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