A Hamilton man who attempted to pour boiling hot water on his former partner and trashed a police cell has been jailed for six months.
Theo Pillar, 29, of Shakespeare Street, pleaded guilty in Warrnambool Magistrates Court to 23 offences including possessing cannabis, intentionally damage property and assaulting an emergency worker on duty.
On January 3 Pillar was at the caravan park he resides at when he got into a heated argument with the victim.
Police said he threw a full cup of coffee against a wall, shattering the cup.
He picked up a sharpened piece of debris from the cup and threw it at the victim. It narrowly missed her but hit a nearby wall and ricocheted into her leg, causing a small cut.
Pillar told the victim he was going to kill her and continued to throw items at her, including a plastic ashtray and a bong.
Then at 9.30am the following day Pillar woke up and became verbally abusive to the victim.
He picked up a full electronic kettle and attempted to pour boiling water on the victim. He then grabbed her by the shirt and dragged her around the cabin before throwing her outside.
He punched the window of the cabin door, causing it to break.
Pillar was arrested and lodged in a cell at the Hamilton police station.
Police said he spat on the foot of an officer and inside the cell.
He flushed his underwear in the toilet, purposely defecated on the lid and pulled down a light fixture before throwing water at the exposed wires.
At the time of the offending, Pillar was on bail for possessing 33 cannabis seeds.
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