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Woman Arrested for Shooting Ex-Boyfriend's Car

Chesterfield Township police received several 911 calls from people who reported hearing gunshots.

Jessica Vanover was charged with three felony weapons charges and a misdemeanor after she allegedly shot her ex-boyfriend's car. (Chesterfield Township Police photo)
Jessica Vanover was charged with three felony weapons charges and a misdemeanor after she allegedly shot her ex-boyfriend's car. (Chesterfield Township Police photo)

A woman who allegedly shot her former boyfriend’s car while it was parked in the driveway of his Chesterfield residence while he slept inside was arraigned Friday on three felony weapons charges.

Jessica Vanover, 26, was arraigned in 42-2 District Court in New Baltimore via video conference and charged with carrying a concealed weapon, a five-year felony; carrying a dangerous weapon with unlawful intent, also a five-year felony; discharging a firearm from a vehicle, a four-year felony; and careless discharge of a firearm causing damage, a one-year misdemeanor.

Bond was set at $10,000.

Chesterfield Township police received multiple 911 calls about 8:45 a.m. Thursday from residents of the Carriage Way mobile home park at 24 Mile and Gratoit, all reporting gunshots in the area. One of the callers reported seeing a green Pontiac Grand Am speeding from the front of a home in the  52200 block of Lexington Lane.

When officers responded and talked to the  39-year-old man who lives there, he pointed fresh bullet holes in his Ford Escape that had been parked in the driveway. Because he was sleeping at the time, he didn’t see who was responsible, but told police he thought it was Vanover, his ex-girlfriend. He said she drives a green Grand Am and owns a handgun.

Macomb County deputies checked a residence where authorities believed she might have gone and placed Vanover under arrest, impounded her vehicle and a seized a 9mm semi-automatic handgun.

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