Accused bailed over threat to kill charge

A YOUNG Warrnambool man alleged to have threatened a number of people at the weekend while intoxicated has been released on bail.

Kalijah Madison, 19, of Cameron Grove, appeared in Warrnambool Magistrates Court this week for a bail application after being remanded in custody on Sunday. 

He has been charged with making a threat to kill and causing criminal damage.

Mr Madison was bailed to reappear in court again on August 11, with the conditions he report to the Warrnambool police station on Tuesdays and Fridays and not contact witnesses. 

Police allege that last Sunday about 2am Mr Madison went to a Warrnambool address in Lachlan Street. 

He allegedly threatened another man and then attempted to get into a unit through toilet and bathroom windows. Police officers had  arrived at the unit and Mr Madison hid.

When officers had left, Mr Madison jumped down from the roof of the unit where he had been hiding.

He again started yelling and then smashed the front window of the unit with his fist and elbow. He had suffered cuts to his knuckles and hand. 

Mr Madison had punched the front door but was still unable to gain entry. He had then allegedly threatened a number of people in the unit and their families saying he was going to kill them.

A woman in the unit had a panic attack. 

When police officers came back they found Mr Madison hiding nearby. He was arrested and allegedly found to be heavily intoxicated. Mr Madison is alleged to have made admissions to his offending.

He is also on bail on other charges of threatening to inflict serious injury, assault with a weapon and possessing a prohibited