Broward deputy taken in under Baker Act after standoff at Boca Country Club

Deputy threatens to harm himself at ex-wife's home

By Paradise Afshar - Digital Editor

BOCA RATON, Fla. - A Broward County deputy was taken in custody Sunday under the Baker Act after a standoff at the Boca Country Club, the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office said.

Broward Sheriff's Office deputies removed the deputy's firearm when they were called to a domestic incident at his home at about 11 a.m., according to WPTV.

The deputy got into his police cruiser and worked his way to his ex-wife's home in the Boca Country Club. However, she wasn't there. 

The deputy then threatened to harm himself.

After a standoff, the deputy was taken in under the Baker Act.

No one was injured in the incident. 

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