PBSO deputy accused of abusing position to stalk ex-girlfriend

Patrick Burt
Patrick Burt

WEST PALM BEACH, FL (WFLX) - New information on a Palm Beach County Sheriff's Deputy accused of using his position to stalk an ex-girlfriend.

Detectives say Patrick Burt used his access to computers at the sheriff's office to research his ex-girlfriend and her new boyfriend.

They say he then made harassing phone calls and Internet posts about them. They also say he posted embarassing signs at her place of work.

At last check, Burt remains behind bars at the Palm Beach County Jail on a $5,000 bond.

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