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Warrnambool Magistrates Court

Threats to DHS Workers

Threats to DHS Workers

Warrnambool Magistrates Court

Portland man charged

A 35-year-old man Portland man charged with threatening to hunt down and kill Department of Health and Human Services workers has been remanded in custody.

The Portland man who will face court is alleged to have threatened to torch the Warrnambool DHHS office.

It's alleged the threats were made to Warrnambool-based workers a month ago.

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Routine calls about childcare arrangements led to an incident which was reported to police.

Currently on a court-imposed community corrections order the man made threats to inflict serious injury and kill.

He was expected to appear in the Warrnambool Magistrates Court today for a bail and remand hearing.

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