Caleb Burczyk, 29, was charged with burglary and terrorizing after he allegedly threatened a former employer on social media and kicked in his home door
Caleb Burczyk, 29, was charged with one count each of burglary and terrorizing – both felonies – on December 29, following an incident in Williston, North Dakota, that occurred three days prior.
According to court documents obtained by the
He then followed it up with various threats, including one that allegedly read: ‘Accept my friend request or I’m going to murder you.’
Two days later, on December 26, Burczyk allegedly wrote that there would be trouble – which he didn’t appear to specify – if Burczyk had to get in his pickup truck and track down his ex-boss. That message, the charging documents said, included a picture of his truck.
Authorities claimed that Burczyk also used other social media platforms to make threats about the ex-boss.
Police said that Burczyk (pictured) started threatening his former boss after sending him a Facebook friend request that went ignored
In one photo Burczyk posted to Snapchat, authorities said he was seen wearing a black cap, black vest and black plaid long-sleeve shirt, and had written that the ex-boss’ family would need a new door.
Surveillance camera footage taken on December 26 at the former boss’ home in Williston showed a man kicking in the door while wearing the same outfit Burczyk was seen wearing in the Snapchat image.
It’s unclear which former boss Burczyk allegedly targeted. According to his personal Facebook page, his most recent job was as a wireline operator at GR Energy Services.
Burczyk is expected to be in court on January 27 for a preliminary hearing on the charges against him.
His bond was set at $25,000, according to online jail records.