A Lavington man who sent a barrage of threatening text messages to his ex-partner in the middle of the night has abandoned a planned bail application.
That came after magistrate Richard Funston told Brendan Barraclough this was unlikely to succeed.
"Until we have that sentenced assessment report I'm not going to be releasing you Mr Barraclough," he said in Albury Local Court.
"You're in breach of different orders."
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Barraclough, 34, of Hall Avenue, pleaded guilty to stalking or intimidation and contravention of an apprehended violence order.
Police withdrew a second contravention charge.
The victim was granted the order against Barraclough in court on May 14, 2019.
The court was told how the victim began receiving text messages from Barraclough on January 19 at 3.33am.
The messages were about Barraclough retrieving property from the victim's house "as well as money owed to him by the victim".
Doing this breached the order.
One of the messages read: " ... if you don't pay money by 4 Monday you will receive a knock at the door. It will be my little chick friend, she loves bashing girls like you ...
"You will be paying me or you will be getting bashed."
Another message threatened rape upon the victim.
"I would love you dead," a further message read. "I'm going to burn your house, I'm going to burn your car and I'm going to burn your life."
Police said Barraclough continued sending text messages to the victim until January 24.
Mr Funston said the police outline of the case supported "a very serious set of charges".
"There's very angry threats in there."
Barraclough was further remanded in custody for sentencing on July 15.