Colorado Woman Jovan Williams Chases Thief After Spotting Stolen Car in Parking Lot

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Just days after a Colorado mother of two reported her car stolen to police, she spotted what she thought was the vehicle in a Subway restaurant parking lot and called 911.

But when Jovan Williams, 27, saw a man get into the Jeep, she beat Aurora, Colo. police to the scene and approached the man herself.

"This is not your car, this is my car!" Williams said, in a conversation recorded during the 911 call. "This is not your f---ing car, do you wanna bet money?" This is my car, stop!"

Williams grabbed the passenger door and held on tight, even as the car started to pull away.

She finally let go when the car tire hit her shoe and pant leg and watched the blue Jeep Wrangler drive away.

Her passionate 911 call can be heard in ABC News Denver affiliate KMGH's video story here.

"Who finds their stolen car?...that doesn't happen," Williams said.

She added that seeing her car drive off with someone else behind the wheel filled her with rage, especially when she heard the alleged thief was listening to a new CD she'd just bought.

"I was really pissed, I was just so angry," she said.

Police responded to the call, but when they arrived the car was already gone.

Williams had paid off the 2005 Jeep just three weeks ago, and had outfitted the vehicle with new tires and new speakers.

She said her insurance will not cover the theft.

Williams was offering a $500 reward for vehicle's return. She posted a photo of the vehicle on Facebook and gathered support online.

But Williams' mother told ABC News that her daughter's vehicle was found after a friend of a friend on Facebook saw it.

Williams is in the process of picking it up.

Police did not respond to requests for comment today, but on Tuesday told KMGH that no one should attempt to stop a stolen vehicle and while police do not actively patrol for stolen cars, they do regularly run suspicious license plates.

The car was initially stolen from a Kaiser Permanente lot last Wednesday while Williams was at a nightclub.

Although the lot did have surveillance cameras, police have not requested the video, according to KMGH.

Williams said that ever since the incident she's been frustrated that she got so close to reclaiming her car, but it slipped away.

"I woke up and thought I was in a movie," she said. "But a really bad movie. Angelina Jolie would have probably gotten my car back."

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