A MAN who allegedly breached a family violence intervention order by contacting the victim more than 100 times has been denied bail.
The 49-year-old man appeared in the Bendigo Magistrates' Court this week after he was charged with the breaches.
The court heard in March this year, an interim family violence intervention order was issued with the man's former partner as the protected person.
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Under the order, the man was not allowed to contact the woman or be within 200 metres of her address.
Police alleged on April 15, the man went to the woman's house and placed a note under her door, telling her he loved her.
Later that day, the man allegedly contacted the woman, telling her not to proceed with the criminal charges or intervention order.
Police also alleged the man told the woman to delete the messages he had sent.
The court heard between April 21 and April 23, the man allegedly sent the woman 65 messages and tried to call her on Facebook eight times.
The man allegedly went to the woman's house about 7.30pm on April 23.
Police alleged he rang the doorbell and gave her a bottle of alcohol when she opened the door.
The next day, the man allegedly messaged the woman another 17 times and she responded by asking him to leave her alone.
The victim contacted police that day and made a statement to officers.
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After she left the station, the accused allegedly sent her more Facebook messages and went to her home.
Police alleged the man sent the woman more than 20 messages and tried to call her six times after she didn't answer the door.
That evening, the man allegedly went to her house again. Police alleged the man went into her backyard and tried to open the back door.
The court heard the woman contacted police who arrived at the property, but the man allegedly fled.
He was on bail at the time of the alleged offending for stalking and sexual assault offences.
Bendigo Sergeant Travis Dole told the court the victim was "terrified" of the man and that she responded to his messages and calls because he was threatening to kill himself.
The sergeant said in the man's police interview, he admitted to contacting the woman and going to her house in breach of the order.
Sergeant Dole said the man told police his contact would not cause the woman fear, and that he loved her and was gullible.
Defence lawyer Luke Docherty told the court it was the accused's first time in custody and he had no prior convictions.
Mr Docherty said the man ran his own business and needed to work to pay off his mortgage.
The defence lawyer said the accused had accepted his relationship with the victim was over and he had no intention to contact the woman.
But Magistrate Patrick Southey said it was "too little, too late" for the man to say he wouldn't contact the victim.
Mr Southey said it appeared the man was "relentless in (his) refusal to obey the law". The magistrate said there were no bail conditions that would reduce the risk of reoffending.
The man's bail application was refused. He was remanded in custody and is due to return to court next month.
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