JILTED lover Guiseppie Williams invited his ex-partner to watch as he rammed her car three times with his van.
Terri Hall kicked Williams out of the house in July after deciding their relationship was over, Spalding magistrates heard.
She wanted to end things civilly, but he had been contacting her rather a lot and driving by her home to see if she was there.
Prosecutor Rebecca Ritson said a week prior to the criminal damage incident, Ms Hall began seeing another man but decided not to tell Williams.
On the day of the damage, Ms Hall had nine missed calls from Williams and then answered another call when he asked if there was any chance of them getting back together.
Ms Hall said there wasn’t and then Williams told her “look out of the window and ******* watch this” before he rammed her car three times, causing front and rear nearside denting and scuffing to the body and paintwork.
Miss Ritson said Williams then phoned Ms Hall, telling her she wouldn’t be able to prove who was responsible for the damage.
Solicitor Mike Alexander, mitigating, said Williams had one previous conviction for an anger related matter – domestic violence – but on this occasion his behaviour was meant to annoy.
He said: “It was designed to annoy. She was watching at the time and he knew she was watching at the time.”
Mr Alexander said Williams accepted it was his responsibility to pay for the damage.
He said Williams drove at only 2mph to 3pmh and went into the car twice, not three times.
There was a brief adjournment for the prosecutor to telephone Ms Hall who confirmed she did not want the court to put a restraining order or similar order in place to prevent Williams from contacting her. It was said Ms Hall wanted to leave open the question of their relationship depending on how Williams responded to counselling.
Williams (24), formerly of Little London, Spalding – and now living in Skegness – pleaded guilty to criminal damage at a hearing in August, but sentence was postponed until Thursday while probation and psychiatric reports were prepared.
At last Thursday’s resumed hearing, Williams was put on probation for a year and ordered to pay £700 compensation to Ms Hall and £85 towards prosecution costs.