On Friday around 11:00 a.m., numerous officers responded to 1610 Pearcy Avenue in reference to shots being fired by a female. Upon arrival, officers observed and quickly detained Brenda Jean Vanderhoof at the front door of the home pending further investigation at the scene.
Following multiple interviews by uniformed officers and detectives, Vanderhoof was charged with domestic assault and shooting within 500 feet of a dwelling, both misdemeanors.
Investigators allege that Vanderhoof threw a flower pot at her 39-year-old fiancé during an argument. Vanderhoof also discharged a Glock 9mm semi-automatic pistol one time inside the residence. The victim was not in the same room when the shot was fired, and the shot was not aimed in the victim’s direction.
Vanderhoof was processed at headquarters and taken to Wood County Magistrate Court for arraignment. She was released on a $750.00 bond.
Brenda Jean Vanderhoof
Listed Address: 1610 Pearcy Avenue, Parkersburg
DOB: 12-3-63 (49)
*Defendants are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.