Defying Court Order, Boca Man Texts Ex 48 Times

Jeffrey Bascome, Courtesy Palm Beach County Jail.

BOCA RATON, FL ( — A Boca Raton man is facing nine counts of contempt of court after allegedly texting his ex-girlfriend 48 times, despite a court order requiring him to have absolutely no contact with the woman.

Jeffrey Bascome of NE 2nd Court was also charged with battery.

The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office arrested Bascome and booked him into the Palm Beach County Jail after he fled Boca Raton officers back in November. That's when Bascome was apparently upset that his girlfriend of eight months dumped him. He responded, allegedly, by threatening to kill his girlfriend and then withdrawing all of her money from an ATM machine.

Bascome reportedly fled when Boca Raton officers arrived to question him at his place of employment.

Bascome was released on $2400 bond.