Thug drunk on ‘jail hooch’ threatened ex from behind bars

  • Ross Pippin, 33, made violent threats to his former companion earlier than being caged
  • He then continued the marketing campaign from jail whereas brewing illicit alcohol

A thug who was jailed after threatening to throw acid in his ex’s face continued to harass her from behind bars whereas getting drunk off of jail hooch he had brewed behind bars.

Ross Pippin, 33, had additionally threatened to stab the daddy of her youngsters after he started abusing her every week into their relationship.

But even after the thug, who has a historical past of home offences, was locked up he continued to bombard his goal with calls and voicemails laced with threats.

And as Pippin was dropped at court docket to face justice for his ongoing marketing campaign of worry, his legal professionals stated he had been moving into bother from jail bosses for brewing up moonshine in his cell.

Newcastle Crown Court heard Pippin and his former companion met in early 2022, however the relationship soured inside as he turned jealous and controlling.

Ross Pippin, 33, has been given additional jail time after threatening his ex from behind bars while drunk on 'prison hooch'

Ross Pippin, 33, has been given further jail time after threatening his ex from behind bars whereas drunk on ‘jail hooch’

Pippin, of no fixed abode, had his case heard at Newcastle Crown Court (pictured)

Pippin, of no mounted abode, had his case heard at Newcastle Crown Court (pictured)

In April 2022 he was jailed for 16 months for assaulting his stepfather. While in jail, he continued to contact her.

He was launched on the finish of May that yr, and continued trying to regulate and threaten the girl, calling her as much as 200 instances a day and leaving tons of of voicemails. By August, she’d had sufficient and instructed him the connection was over.

But one night time while she and her youngsters have been in mattress, Pippin attended, put one thing via her letterbox, and ran off – earlier than calling her to scream down the telephone he would slit her throat.

She hid her youngsters in a neighbour’s backyard and phoned the police. Pippin known as again the subsequent day, begging her to drop the costs and providing to go away her alone. 

He was in the end recalled to custody after being deemed too excessive threat to maintain in the neighborhood.

From behind bars, he made more and more violent threats, telling her he would ‘smash her face in’ and ‘rip her head off’, earlier than threatening to stab somebody in entrance of her youngsters. He additionally stated he would dance on her grave.

In a sufferer impression assertion, the girl stated Pippin’s behaviour had ‘destroyed her’, leaving her fighting anxiousness and post-traumatic stress dysfunction as she fears for the protection of herself and her youngsters.

She instructed the court docket she was having to maneuver home and did not suppose she would have the ability to recover from Pippin’s abuse. She said her perception that if she hadn’t pressed expenses she can be useless.

Pippin, 33, of no mounted deal with, pleaded responsible to harassment inflicting worry of violence and two offences of sending malicious communications. 

The thug, who has 50 earlier convictions together with for violence and home abuse, was jailed for 3 years and 4 months. He was additionally given an indefinite restraining order.

Judge Robert Spragg instructed him: ‘You despatched her quite a few threatening voicemails. They have been extraordinarily scary and threatened excessive violence.

‘You threatened her youngsters, you threatened a male and his mom – you threatened to cripple him. You made greater than 1,100 calls to her, averaging 9 a day, throughout which you constantly threatened her and her household.

‘This was harassment on an industrial scale and should have been completely terrifying for her. You had brewed and consumed jail hooch all through the interval the offences occurred.

‘You threatened her and others with excessive violence. It went on and on and was totally relentless.’

Vic Laffey, defending, stated: ‘He has to simply accept the threats he made to this woman have been appalling. He deeply regrets it and accepts his behaviour was fully inappropriate.

‘He has been sanctioned by the jail on quite a few events for brewing his personal alcohol.’