An Albury man irate that his mother was to act as a witness in a court case involving his ex-partner threatened to kill the woman.
Just a couple of hours before the phone call, Damus Bryant told his "Stolen Generation white demon" mother via a text message to never contact him again.
The threats left the woman, a Finley resident, in fear for her safety, Albury Local Court has heard.
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Just days before his appearance this week, via a video link to Junee jail, Bryant was placed on a two-year community corrections order.
That came after he was found guilty at a hearing on unrelated charges.
Magistrate Richard Funston imposed an additional 12-month order, with supervision, after Bryant pleaded guilty to intimidation over the phone call and text message.
This will run concurrent with the previous sentence.
Mr Funston told Bryant it was "critical" that he did not commit any further offences.
The unemployed Albury man, who turns 35 today, promised to behave himself.
"I'm going to do exactly as I've been told and you won't hear from me again," he said.
The court was told that as a result of the victim's connection to that earlier investigation involving Bryant's ex-partner, "the accused has turned his aggression towards his mother, blaming her for (him) not being able to see his children".
The victim received a text message from Bryant on September 9 at 3.13pm in which he said "don't ever contact me again".
"If you contact me I'll have an (apprehended violence order) put on you."
He also spoke of his wish to use "a spear" against his mother.
Bryant phoned her two hours later with his death threat.
Police arrested Bryant on November 5 about 3.45pm.
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