Paedophile ring: date set for sentencing of Banksia Grove man

Dawid Volmer.
Dawid Volmer.

A BANKSIA Grove man who has admitted to his involvement in a paedophile ring targeting a young girl will be sentenced in November.

Former pastor Dawid Volmer (41), also known as David Volmer, faced the District Court on August 28, where his sentencing date was set for November 5.

Volmer has pleaded guilty to 12 offences including drugging and raping the girl, who is now 13.

He is one of eight men, including the girl’s father, facing a combined 503 charges over her abuse in the past two years.

Another local man, Nicholas Adam Beer (35), of Wanneroo, is on bail and due to face Joondalup Magistrates Court on 163 charges on September 25.

Bedfordale man Benjamin Simon Clarke had an additional 10 charges heard in Joondalup Magistrates Court on Wednesday to bring his total charges to 21.

They include indecent recording of a child and distributing child exploitation material.

He was remanded in custody to reappear in court on September 25.