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

A Broward deputy was taken in custody under the Baker Act on Sunday 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 responded to a domestic incident at his home at about 11 a.m., according to WPTV.

 The deputy then 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, news reports said.

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

No one was injured in the incident. 

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