Indigenous chef breaches AVO after repeatedly trying to contact ex
Indigenous man with history of DV and disadvantaged childhoodCD is an Indigenous man with a substantial criminal history with domestic violence related matters on his record. He commits breaches of AVO that his girlfriend got in an attempt to reconnect with her. He came from a background of disadvantage as a child and experienced multiple removals from his home. The authorities placed him into foster care with his sister throughout their childhood.
Girlfriend rejects CD based on his criminal historyCD was in a relationship for under 1 year with a woman. He confessed his criminal history to his girlfriend who became upset due to this information. As a result of other issues occurring in the relationship, CD’s girlfriend ended the relationship between them. The court set an AVO in place, prohibiting CD from contact with his girlfriend.
CD repeatedly commits breaches of AVO
CD believed he could still fix the relationship and that there was still hope. As a result, CD repeatedly breached the AVO. Several times he left notes and gifts at his ex-girlfriend’s doorstep. Also, his behaviour included attending her place of work to try and repair the relationship they had and make amends.
Police charged him with stalk/intimidate charges over several dates including Breach of AVO.