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Mother steals daughter's identity for utilities, police say

By WCTI Staff
Published On: Nov 18 2013 11:44:40 AM CST

HAVELOCK, CRAVEN COUNTY -

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.