A WAGGA man has pleaded guilty to nearly 20 violence-related charges after leaving his ex-partner and another woman hospitalised when he deliberately hit their car during a pursuit in central Wagga.
Brayden Paul Lampard, 21, appeared via videolink in Wagga Local Court earlier this week when he pleaded to seven counts each of intimidate intending to cause fear and breaching apprehended violence orders.
He also pleaded guilty to two counts of common assault and one each of recklessly destroying property and being armed with a knife intending to commit a serious indictable offence.
Court documents state that the pursuit and collision happened on June 9 after Lampard and his ex-partner had a verbal altercation, including him threatening to kill her, at his place.
She and another woman visited his house to collect some belongings.
As the women drove away, with Lampard's ex-partner in the passenger seat, he jumped into his car and sped to catch up to them.
He also placed his and his ex-partner's three-month-old daughter in the front seat, unrestrained.
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While chasing them, he called the driver of the other car to pull over before threatening to "drive straight through your house" to kill himself and his daughter.
The chase continued east on Gurwood Street when Lampard deliberately crash into the rear of the other car, causing it to spin out of control.
The victims' car came to a stop in the middle of the road after it crashed into the back of a parked car.
Both women were trapped in the car while Lampard got out with the child and stood on the footpath near the crash.
Emergency services were called and when police spoke with Lampard's ex-partner, she said: "There's an AVO between us and he hit us on purpose".
"He has my daughter, she wasn't in a car seat," she said.
Court documents also state that the victims feared for their lives.
Police also spoke with Lampard and said to him: "It's a bit of a coincidence don't you think that your ex is in the car you hit?"
Lampard said he did not know she was in the car.
Police then spoke with the victims at Wagga Base Hospital later that day before arresting Lampard.
During police interviews, Lampard denied all allegations against him except for not properly restraining his daughter.
Two months later while on bail, Lampard went to his ex-partner's place where they also argued.
Despite the victim repeatedly asking him to, he refused to leave and continued to verbally abuse her. He then grabbed a knife from the kitchen and chased her upstairs before she threw a flat-screen TV at him to stop him.
In September, Lampard became angry and threatened to burn all of the victim's property after she refused to go to his place.
In court earlier this week, Lampard's solicitor asked for Magistrate Christopher Halburd to sentence him.
However, Mr Halburd said the matters were complex and reserved his sentence to mid-November.
"They are complex matters for which he is going to receive very lengthy custodial penalty," he said.