A man who threatened to kill two former partners, his brother and a domestic violence support worker was sentenced to jail on Wednesday.
He was refused bail after lodging an appeal against the severity of the sentence later the same day.
The man was on bail when he appeared in Orange Local Court but was taken into custody after Magistrate David Day handed down the sentence for making multiple death threats using phones and message services, in addition to domestic violence offences.
The Orange man is not named to protect the identity of the victims.
In the first offence on March 15, 2017, the man pushed his then partner against a wall when she refused to drive him to the bank because she was recovering from a hysterectomy and was told not to drive by doctors.
However, she became fearful of the man so drove him to the bank.
When he returned to the car he then asked her for $20 and when she said she didn't have the money he punched her in the face.
The woman pulled over and told him to get out and then went home and started packing his bags for him. She was still packing when the man threw a brick at her teenage son when he prevented the man from entering the house.
In another matter on November 27, 2017, the man left a threatening message on a voicemail belonging to a Family and Community Services worker.
The message recorded him saying, "I'll f***ing shoot 'em straight in the face and all in front of everyone when I come back down."
In August 2018, he contravened a no-contact domestic violence order against a former partner by leaving hundreds of messages stating he would have her FACs worker sacked and her children taken away from her and "I hunt you down now with a gun".
On May 12, 2019, a domestic violence support worker for his former partner received several messages where he called her "a putrid trouble making dog".
He also said "I did 26 years jail, I know everyone in there", "watch out s*** in jail plus I got family in there to knock you dead", "I got cousins in there to cut your throat".
He also threatened to kill his brother for phoning police over an alleged domestic violence incident against their mother.
Messages sent to another woman who ended their relationship after an alleged domestic violence incident ranged from "I miss u an love u" [sic] to saying he wanted to collect his belongings, he would use the police against her and have her children removed, to having her "skull blown off" and "if anyone jumps in they are gonna join you in your coffin".
Mr Day sentenced the man to jail until August 2023 with a potential parole date of October 23, 2022, depending on the outcome of his severity appeal in the district court.
"Community safety is a paramount consideration," Mr Day said.
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