Mother steals daughter's identity for utilities, police say

POSTED: 12:44 PM Nov 18 2013

A local woman is accused of stealing her daughter's identity to hook up utilities.

Police said 41-year-old Sheli Guthrie Nix, of Morehead City, stole the identity of her daughter in Havelock. The victim is in her mid-20s.

Nix was arrested on Friday and has been charged with identity theft. She was scheduled to make her first court appearance Monday morning.