A man sporting a freshly minted black eye has admitted to yelling "I'll kill you all" at his South Albury neighbours while brandishing a long metal bar.
Paul Ian Crome was in custody after being refused police bail over the drunken incident on Monday night.
When Crome saw police walking towards him after they were called to the scene, he did likewise towards them but aggressively while holding the breaker bar.
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He then unleashed his kill threat, followed by: "I'm gonna go over there and f ... them up!"
But Crome, who has a long history of violence-related offences, was downcast when he fronted Albury Local Court on Monday morning, appearing to show the ill-effects of his night before on the drink.
Defence lawyer Tim Hemsley said Crome would not be applying for bail as he had decided to plead guilty.
Mr Hemsley said Crome was already serving a nine-month intensive corrections order imposed just last month.
Police said Crome, 46, had been charged "a number of times" in relation to assaults, property damage and driving-related offences.
These included domestic violence matters, such as an assault on an ex-partner at Barnawartha five years ago.
This time his offending was preceded by several hours of drinking alcohol inside his Dempsey Place, South Albury, unit.
Crome had an "altercation" with a neighbour about 8pm and police were called over his "threatening" behaviour.
An hour later, while interviewing witnesses, police saw Crome leave his unit holding the 60-centimetre bar, which - after he made his threats - he was told several times to put down.
Instead, Crome went back to his unit and threw the bar inside. Soon after, Crome refused to walk with police to their vehicle so had to be grabbed hold of by the arm
He thrashed his arms about before being handcuffed.
Crome will be sentenced over charges including being armed with intent to commit an indictable offence and resist police on May 11.
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