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In one of the more bizarre stories of 2019, a North Carolina woman impersonated her daughter in a courtroom appearance and was then jailed for existing warrants after her identity was discovered.

Uganda Spencer, 44, of Sanford, appeared on Feb. 22 at the Chatham County Justice Center in Pittsboro, where she posed as her daughter, Gabrielle Spencer.

Uganda Spencer was arrested for an existing warrant for her daughter and was promptly transported to the Chatham County Detention Center, according to a press release issued by the Chatham County Sheriff's Office.

As she was being processed, "Uganda’s true identity was revealed," officials said in their statement.

Law enforcement also found three existing warrants in Uganda Spencer's name, as well as a criminal summons.

She was later charged on counts of felony identity theft, common law forgery, resisting a public officer and felony financial card theft.

There have been no reports about charges pending to Gabrielle Spencer.