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Order of St Charbel:
Little Pebble William Kamm challenges court orders
Illawarra Mercury
Local News
15 Aug 2016


Shoalhaven cult leader and sex offender William "Little Pebble" Kamm is appealing a court decision that states his movements be tracked and restricted.

Kamm, also known as William Costellia, was deemed a high-risk of re-offending, ordered to wear electronic monitoring equipment and placed under supervision for a further five years when released from prison last year.
12 queens to receive his "mystical seed" and bear his children


The 65-year-old spent nine years in jail for having sex with two 15-year-old girls, claiming God and the Virgin Mary told him to use them to repopulate the earth.

He has claimed he communicates monthly with the Virgin Mary, who will choose 12 queens to receive his "mystical seed" and bear his children.

Both victims had lived in Mr Kammís religious community "The Order of Saint Charbel" at Tapitallee near Nowra.

On his release Justice Ian Harrison said he could not live in his groupís community as part of his extended supervision order (ESO).

He was granted parole in November 2014, with the court worried about Kammís future residence, with Justice Harrison saying the order was needed to prevent him from luring under-age followers to rural areas after parole expired and supervision ended.

    "There are also real concerns Mr Kamm will further re-integrate with members of his order and position himself in a rural area, away from scrutiny and in a manner that will provide ready access to under-age followers," Justice Harrison wrote in his judgment.

    "Mr Kammís particular sexual predispositions appear to be almost intractable."

As part of the supervision order Kamm must stay way from females under 17 years old, adhere to a 10pm-to-6am curfew, provide authorities with plans for his movements, remain in NSW and avoid Nowra, among other areas.

The supervision order is set to expire in January 2021.

He has now started proceedings in the NSW Supreme Court to have those orders overturned.

The matters were mentioned in court last week, with a further subpoena to be returned on August 23, with the matter next listed for September 19.



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