A Ballarat man accused of contacting his former partner almost 6500 times via a mobile phone, while an intervention order was in place, remains locked up.
Police allege Justin Blaby contacted the woman on her mobile phone 2438 times between February 17 and June 19.
Between August 9 and October 9, Blaby allegedly contacted the same woman on her mobile phone 4018 times.
It is alleged he sent up to 500 text messages to her in one day.
Blaby, 40, made a self-represented bail application at the Ballarat Magistrates Court on Friday, saying there were exceptional circumstances why he should be bailed.
He said he had young children, he could lose his house if remanded and he had high blood pressure.
In opposing bail, police said Blaby was an unacceptable risk of interfering with witnesses, committing offences while on bail and endangering the safety and well-being of the community.
Police informant Detective Acting Sergeant Christopher Brown said a final intervention order, against Blaby, was put in place on February 12 - five days before he started contacting the complainant via his mobile phone.
He said the order was put in place after a family violence incident, involving the accused and his former partner, on December 27, 2018.
Police allege Blaby threatened to shoot the complainant, drove on the wrong side of Sutton Street towards her and told her to make a statement of no complaint to police.
The informant said on June 17 the accused attended his former partner's address, gaining access through an unlocked backdoor, and grabbed her mobile phone out of her hand.
Detective Acting Sergeant Brown said in another incident between September 28 and October 3, the accused made references to the complainant through posts on Facebook which was in breach of the intervention order.
He said while police were at the complainant's house on October 8, she received a telephone call from Blaby who told her police were looking for him.
"She is fearful for her safety," Detective Acting Sergeant Brown said.
"I don't believe there is any bail condition that can minimise the risk."
Blaby's 19-year-old daughter Haley told the court under oath her father had been stitched up because the complainant had wanted to see Blaby.
Blaby said his former partner had been in hospital and he had been helping her but had "copped all of this".
Magistrate Gregory Robinson said he believed Blaby's daughter, but he could not give Blaby bail until he heard from the complainant.
Blaby was remanded in custody until October 17 where he will appear at the Ballarat Magistrates Court by video link.
His charges include stalking and contravening family violence intervention orders.
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