This is so bizarre. A Utah woman named Heather Garcia allegedly claimed to be her daughter when she was pulled over on Saturday, August 31 to evade arrest, according to the Huffington Post. An officer in Davis County had Garcia, 38, pull over after noticing her car didn’t have a license plate, and after searching the vehicle, they found drug paraphernalia and a white powdery substance, according to local CBS-affiliate KUTV.

According to a police report obtained by Gephardt Daily, a Utah news outlet, Garcia gave the officer her 20-year old daughter’s name — Mercedes — and date of birth during the stop. “I noticed a silver BMW pull in front of me that did not have a license plate,” the report stated. “I initiated a traffic stop on the vehicle and approached the driver. The driver informed me that she did not have her ID on her.”

“I went back to my patrol vehicle and performed a records search on the name given,” the arresting officer wrote. However, when the photo came back, it “appeared to be a different individual pictured and was not the female I was with.” An officer allegedly found Garcia’s ID in her purse after a search of the vehicle, seemingly solving the mystery. But when the arresting officer tried to ask Garcia for her name once more, she gave him her daughter’s name yet again.

Heather Garcia Utah Women Avoid Arrest Claiming Daughter

After a records check found that Garcia had several active arrest warrants and a suspended driver’s license, and after she was finally identified, she was placed under arrest. Garcia was charged with providing false personal information with intent to be another actual person, possession of a controlled substance, driving on a suspended or revoked license and operating a vehicle without insurance, according to the Huffington Post.

Garcia was transported to Davis County Jail for both the active warrants against her and the new charges. KUTV reported that she remains behind bars.

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