Police v VW

Key Words: Stalking and intimidation – section 13 Crimes (Domestic and Personal Violence) Act 2007 – plea of not guilty – charge dismissed

Facts:

VW was charged with 6 counts of stalking. It was alleged that VW attended the alleged victim’s home and made threats which were of an intimidating nature. A number of civilian witnesses gave evidence corroborating the threats.

Outcome:

VW pleaded not guilty and her matter was listed for hearing before the Campbelltown Local Court. Following a hearing of the matter, the court could not accept the evidence of the complainants beyond reasonable doubt and all charges were dismissed.

Testimonial:

“Peter, I just want to say how much I appreciate what you have done. I have never been to court before and to be accused of doing something I didn’t do has been really hard. Thank you for your support and hard work.” – VW