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Tia McBean, 33, also bombarded Oralton Robinson, 35, and his longtime partner with phone calls and ordered pizzas at their home, and the harassment continued even after he was the subject of a restraining order.
She became pregnant during a brief relationship with Robinson after they met in a pub in May 2018, she overheard Woolwich Crown Court.
Prosecutor Matthew Dalton said in a previous hearing: ‘Oralton Robinson explains that he had a short relationship with Tia McBean in 2018 for a few months when he was with his partner, Arkeyia Bish.
Ms. McBean told him that he had bipolar disorder, which was when he began to distance himself from her.
After they broke up, McBean sent abusive text messages, knocked on her door late at night, left notes, and made more than 100 phone calls a day at times.
A woman who sent her ex-boyfriend a pig’s head in a “horrible and gratuitous act of spite” during a protracted stalking campaign has been jailed for 15 months.
McBean was told to leave Mr Robinson alone but allegedly continued her harassment campaign by calling him and sending takeaways
He also targeted the restaurant run by Robinson’s partner, sending Facebook messages to regulars falsely claiming that he had seen a man perform a sex act in a pot.
McBean ordered so many pizzas at the couple’s home that the receipts filled four pages of double-sided evidence, and Robinson even found a delivery driver outside their home after returning from the police station to report the unwanted food.
On February 25 of last year, he sent a pig’s head to Robinson’s partner’s restaurant.
Prosecutor Matthew Dalton said at an earlier hearing: ‘At approximately 8.50am I was working at the restaurant when a delivery was made. He thought it was from a catering company.
He opened it … it was a pig’s head. He did not expect this and would never order anything like this. They only served halal meat in the restaurant.
Judge Downing also noted McBean’s ‘history of disobedience’ and initial ‘defiance’ during proceedings
The court heard a vegan employee say in a statement: ‘As soon as I saw it, I felt bad. It really wasn’t nice at all for me. It made me nauseous and I threw up. ”
McBean appeared in Woolwich Crown Court on Thursday to plead guilty to multiple charges, including breach of a restraining order, criminal mischief, stalking and sending malicious communications.
Judge Ruth Downing sentenced her to 15 months in jail and extended her restraining order until May 31.
In sentencing McBean, she said: ‘This was a course of conduct in violation of the restraining orders and was specifically directed at Mr. Oralton Robinson and his long-term partner.
‘Violations are more offensive than violent in nature … restraining orders are given in a variety of places covering a range of conduct.
“The main characteristic of this behavior has not been violence but the loss of peace and tranquility.
“ I don’t entirely rule out that there was a genuine degree of apprehension (on the part of Mr. Robinson and his partner) that the behavior could escalate if their calls and abuse did not achieve what they were looking for. ”
Woolwich Crown Court, London. Judge Ruth Downing sentenced McBean to 15 months in jail and extended her restraining order until May 31
Judge Downing said the criminal damage suggested McBean’s campaign was “spiraling out of control.”
“The matter reached a very unpleasant stage when you sent a package that when opened … revealed that there was a pig’s head inside, which was a horrible and very gratuitous act of spite,” he said.
He added that McBean’s criticisms of Robinson’s partner’s restaurant were “deeply unpleasant, unnecessary, hurtful, annoying and disturbing.”
Judge Downing also pointed to McBean’s “history of disobedience” and initial “defiance” during the proceedings.
James Hasslacher, on defense, said: “This was an irrational approach to breaking up a relationship.”
Referring to McBean’s guilty pleas, he said: “It’s a move of hers that I hope the court can see as an optimistic way forward.”
He added that it was a “matter of record” that Robinson had previously been convicted of assaulting McBean.
“This was a toxic relationship that descended into this pretty irrational behavior,” he said.
McBean, of Besson Street, New Cross, was previously in pretrial detention and is due to be released on leave in mid-March.
In due course, another restraining order will be issued.