The following is a conversation between police officer Justin Nigel and Rowan Baxter from when the 42-year-old was served a domestic violence application, which he would breach just six weeks later.
The officer arrived while Baxter had his youngest daughter Laianah, 4, who he had abducted from a skatepark just a few days earlier.
Police informed Baxter the protection order would prevent him from seeing her, and her older sister Aaliyah, 6, and Trey, 3.
1. Rowan Baxter: Hi?
2. Justin Nigel: Hey mate, Justin Nigel (?) from the Carina Police.
3. RB Can we go inside?
4. PO Yeah mate yeah.
5. RB [unintelligible – ‘(ui)’].
6. PO Oh mate I will explain as much as I can for you. Mate I will just get you to state your full and correct name for me so I know I have got the right bloke.
7. RB Rowan Charles Baxter.
8. PO And date of birth?
9. RB 9th of the 5th 1977.
10. PO Like I said mate my name is Constable Kersey, Carina police. Mate just here to serve you a police protection notice and a…