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Bail over incident at Matthew Guy's office

AAP logoAAP 20/09/2016 Caitlin Guilfoyle

A man allegedly declared it was his "constitutional right" to go on a shooting spree after being told Victorian Opposition Leader Matthew Guy wasn't available to talk.

Rohan Michael Brown is charged with criminal damage and unlawful assault over the incident at Mr Guy's Bulleen electoral office on April 28.

Police say he demanded to speak to Mr Guy about "a perceived case of mistaken identity" but was told the politician wasn't there.

Brown allegedly told staff it was his "constitutional right" to go on a shooting spree if Mr Guy couldn't help him, before knocking over a pamphlet stand and breaking a glass door on his way out.

The 46-year-old was granted bail with a slew of stringent conditions in the Supreme Court of Victoria on Wednesday.

One condition orders the web technician not to attend the office of any state or federal MP.

Brown, who also faces a series of charges in relation to the alleged stalking and threatening of a police officer in March 2015, says he wanted to speak to Mr Guy about police corruption.

He says he momentarily lost his temper and broke the door "accidentally" in a fit of distress.

"However, it was done in the heat of the moment and was in no way intentional or a planned event," Brown said in a statement to the court.

"To suggest anything else is speculation, hearsay and not at all corroborated in the statements made by the ladies present at the time."

Brown asked for bail so that he could see his son, prepare his legal case and receive mental health treatment.

Last week, he told the court he had been using synthetic cannabis daily to cope with severe stress in the weeks leading up to his arrest early in June.

Justice Christopher Beale ordered Brown be assessed for a court-managed program before he considered granting bail.

The judge said Brown, who has flagged an intention to fight the charges, could be in custody for eight or nine months before a hearing if he wasn't bailed.

It was unlikely Brown would be jailed for that long, even if found guilty of all the alleged offences.

Brown's bail conditions include a curfew from 10pm to 6am, daily reporting to police, mental health assessment and treatment for substance abuse.

He is due to front Ringwood Magistrates' Court next month.

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