Wednesday, June 20, 2018
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St. Petersburg man accused of distributing nude photo of ex

ST. PETERSBURG — Elvedin Dudic was not happy about his breakup.

So early this month, police said, the 18-year-old St. Petersburg man began a campaign to harass and embarrass his ex.

Authorities said he started texting the 18-year-old woman threats, claiming he would kill her. He called her a slut.

Then on Tuesday, he sent out a naked photo of her to several people, including a 14-year-old boy, police spokesman Mike Puetz said.

The young woman hadn't even been aware Dudic had a nude picture of her, Puetz said.

"He'd apparently taken it when she was sleeping," Puetz said.

The woman called police and said she thought Dudic was capable of carrying out his death threats. She said she had suffered physical abuse by him.

Police arrested Dudic on charges of video voyeurism, aggravated stalking, transmitting material harmful to minors, and making written threats to kill or do bodily harm.

He does not have a criminal history, according to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.

Records show he was released Wednesday morning from the Pinellas County Jail on $20,150 bail.

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