A DISGRUNTLED Framlingham man who knocked his former partner off her feet when he drove his car at her during a disagreement has received a community corrections order.
Travis Wayne Harradine, 28, of Kirrae Avenue, yesterday pleaded guilty in the Koori division of Warrnambool Magistrates Court to careless driving, making threats to kill, unlawful assault and causing criminal damage.
Police alleged that Mr Harradine previously had a relationship with the victim which resulted in a seven-year-old daughter.
They separated two years ago after losing another baby born prematurely.
Police alleged that at 2.45pm on June 16 Mr Harradine went to his former partner’s home in Panmure, entered the home and abused his former partner in front of their daughter.
The daughter ran to a nearby neighbour’s home.
When the victim’s mobile telephone started to ring, Mr Harradine threw it on the floor, breaking the phone. He then caused other damage before he grabbed his former partner and pushed her striking her back on an oven.
Mr Harradine then got into his car and when the victim stood in front of his vehicle, the defendant drove forward and knocked her off her feet.
Police were called, Mr Harradine was arrested and placed in the back of a divisional van. Officers heard Mr Harradine say that his former partner better watch out and he threatened to burn down her home.
He said he would not go to court, he threatened to kill his former partner and he would do whatever he wanted.
Mr Harradine was placed on a 12-month CCO without conviction with conditions he undertake supervision as requested.