Damen Stephens, 43, burned his mother's house, picked up child pornography and stalked a woman, is incarcerated

Damen Stephens (pictured), 43, appeared before the Melbourne County Courthouse on Friday for a series of crimes that Judge Lisa Hannan described as

A man who burned his own mother's house, collected hundreds of images of child pornography and threatened to cut off a woman's face and was sentenced to 11 years behind bars.

Damen Stephens, 43, appeared before the Melbourne County Court on Friday for a series of crimes that Judge Lisa Hannan described as "shameful."

Those crimes go back at least until 2012, when Stephens began insulting and relentlessly harassing a classmate in a psychology course at the University of Melbourne, reports The Age.

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Damen Stephens (pictured), 43, appeared before the Melbourne County Courthouse on Friday for a series of crimes that Judge Lisa Hannan described as "shameful"

They include hundreds of images of child pornography, stalking and threatening a woman, setting fire to her mother's house and attacking three men on a busy Melbourne street in 2017 (pictured)

They include hundreds of images of child pornography, stalking and threatening a woman, setting fire to her mother's house and attacking three men on a busy Melbourne street in 2017 (pictured)

They include hundreds of images of child pornography, stalking and threatening a woman, setting fire to her mother's house and attacking three men on a busy Melbourne street in 2017 (pictured)

Reportedly, Stephens addressed his victim – who was forced to take a security order against him in July 2014 – as "a red rag to a bull" and told him that he was You deserve me to spend the rest of my life in prison for … You will become the hunted.

In August 2014, police conducted a search of Stephens' home and discovered a computer containing 519 images of child pornography, as well as images of the woman who had been stalking.

Two years later he began sending messages to his victim again, telling him: "I'm more nervous than I ever was … all my life is dedicated to destroying yours."

He was arrested and charged before being released on bail in May 2017.

In August 2014, the police conducted a search of Stephens' house (pictured) and discovered a computer containing 519 images of child pornography, as well as images of the woman who had been lurking.

In August 2014, the police conducted a search of Stephens' house (pictured) and discovered a computer containing 519 images of child pornography, as well as images of the woman who had been lurking.

In August 2014, the police conducted a search of Stephens' house (pictured) and discovered a computer containing 519 images of child pornography, as well as images of the woman who had been lurking.

In October of 2017, he assaulted his mother, with whom he was living at that moment, and bit his thumb so hard that it was partially cut off and, finally, set the house on fire, causing damages amounting to $ 420,000. .

In October of 2017, he assaulted his mother, with whom he was living at that moment, and bit his thumb so hard that it was partially cut off and, finally, set the house on fire, causing damages amounting to $ 420,000. .

In October of 2017, he assaulted his mother, with whom he was living at that moment, and bit his thumb so hard that it was partially cut off and, finally, set the house on fire, causing damages amounting to $ 420,000. .

In October, Stephens was telling his victim that he wanted to dismember his face and write: "Call me Odin … while I'm bobbing and tearing your face off."

That same month he assaulted his mother, with whom he was living at the time, and bit his thumb so hard that he cut himself partially and finally set the house on fire, causing damage worth $ 420,000.

The next night, Stephens was sitting at a table outside St Kilda Cellars on Fitzroy Street when he called nearby men and attacked them savagely with a knife.

The next night, Stephens was sitting at a table outside St Kilda Cellars on Fitzroy Street when he called nearby men and attacked them savagely with a knife.

The next night, Stephens was sitting at a table outside St Kilda Cellars on Fitzroy Street when he called nearby men and attacked them savagely with a knife.

The next night, on October 7, Stephens was sitting at a table on the outskirts of St Kilda Cellars, on Fitzroy Street, when he called some nearby men and attacked them savagely with a knife, was heard in a courtroom.

One man was stabbed in the stomach, back and torso, while two others suffered stab wounds in the arms.

Police arrested Stephens two days later and accused him of stalking, committing an indictable offense while on bail, possession of child pornography, arson and intentional injuries, among other crimes.

Judge Hannan called him "a danger to the community" since he pleaded guilty on Friday, and sentenced him to 11 years and one month in prison with a period of eight years without parole.

He also received a fine of $ 1,600, and will be placed on the sex offender registry for a period of eight years.

Judge Hannan called Stephens "a danger to the community" by pleading guilty in the Melbourne County courthouse (pictured) on Friday, sentencing him to 11 years and one month in prison with a term of eight years without parole

Judge Hannan called Stephens "a danger to the community" by pleading guilty in the Melbourne County courthouse (pictured) on Friday, sentencing him to 11 years and one month in prison with a term of eight years without parole

Judge Hannan called Stephens "a danger to the community" by pleading guilty in the Melbourne County courthouse (pictured) on Friday, sentencing him to 11 years and one month in prison with a term of eight years without parole

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