Springfield woman accused of ramming, damaging car

A Springfield woman has been accused of rammed into a man’s car several times and damaging it with a screwdriver.

Jakeira Booker, 18, of Springfield, was charged with two counts of felonious assault and one count of criminal damaging at the Clark County Municipal Court. She pleaded not guilty on Monday and her bond was set at $10,750.

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According to a police report, Springfield police officers were dispatched to a home on West Southern Avenue about 11:30 p.m. Oct. 8 on a report that someone was ramming into a parked car with another vehicle. When officers arrived, they were told Booker had allegedly been following the vehicle earlier in the evening, ramming it as both vehicles were traveling in the area of East John Street and Sunset Avenue.

Booker allegedly came back later that night after the victim’s car had been parked and rammed it again, police said, then exited her vehicle and allegedly damaged the victim’s car with a screwdriver. The victim stated about $300 worth of damage had been caused.

Booker faces up to eight years in prison and/or a $15,000 fine, as well as permanent suspension of her driver’s license, if convicted.

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