Despite an intervention order being in
place to protect the woman, the high-ranking bikie launched
a shocking six-month campaign of terror against her and her
It stopped only following his arrest by
police in June.
Detectives launched a huge manhunt for the
bikie enforcer, who was eventually found hiding in the
closet at his girlfriend’s home.
He had already served a term of
imprisonment for breaching intervention orders against her
but could not be deterred after their 13-year relationship
ended last September.
“I'm going to f---ing cave your head in
and don't think people will stop me,” he told her on one
occasion in front of dozens of witnesses.
The repeated breaches spanned six months
and included phone calls, break-ins and hundreds of
“Your days are numbered,” he told her in
one and warned her to “order a coffin” in another.
After breaking into her home one night and
forcing her into hiding the man returned the next morning
and unleashed a tirade of abuse calling her a “whore, dog
The man, a serjeant-at-arms of one of the
country's most notorious outlaw motorcycle gangs, also
threatened to burn his ex-partner's home down and had
accused her of cheating.
Heidelberg Magistrates’ Court heard the
man was a serious violent offender who had a history of
intervention order breaches dating to 1997.
And a forensic psychologist has warned
that when released he has a high risk of similar offending.
“This is family violence at its highest,”
police prosecutor Senior Constable Chris Aitken told the
“There's no mitigation for that sort of
Defence lawyer Peter Randles said while
his client had acted appallingly, he had received mixed
messaged from the victim.
Mr Randles said the woman had told his
client she wanted him to remain an important part of her
son's life and had continued to write to him in jail.
“He has a strong resolve (to end that
relationship) that isn't matched by the person who should,”
“She does not indicate an intention to
meet with him in completely severing this relationship.”
The man pleaded guilty to more than a
dozen charges including unlawful assault, criminal damage
and threat to kill.
He also pleaded guilty to a string of
charges of persistently breaching an intervention order.
Magistrate Sarah Dawes said the conduct
displayed by the bikie enforcer would not be tolerated by
“I'm not persuaded that anything other
than a substantial term of imprisonment is appropriate for
these offences,” she said.
Ms Dawes imposed a total effective
sentence of three years’ imprisonment with a two-year non