Update: Convicted Stalker Goes After NJ Police Chief Yet Again

A convicted stalker who authorities said won't stop harassing Hillsdale Police Chief Sean Smith is back behind bars – only this time it might be for awhile.

Patrick McMeekin

Patrick McMeekin

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Patrick McMeekin, 56, of Newark spent a combined 20 months in the Bergen County Jail before and after he was convicted of a stalking campaign several years ago.

He finished out a six-month state prison stretch last June, records show.

SEE: Convicted Stalker Targets Same Bergen Victim With Emails To Schools, Towns, Others

Soon after he was released he was once again sending slanderous emails to a host of people accusing Hillsdale Police Chief Sean Smith of misbehavior while off the clock and attacking him personally.

Daily Voice was among various news outlets that received the slew of emails from McMeekin.

It's been a difficult stretch to navigate for Smith, who was the target of the ex-con’s wrath.

The chief's staff diligently and carefully produced charges against McMeekin of contempt for knowingly violating a stalking restraining order harassing the same victim and, in doing so, once again violating his parole.

Musella’s detectives set out looking for McMeekin last week and found him in Newark on Valentine’s Day, Smith said.

He's been back in the Bergen County Jail ever since, records show.

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