John Kolbeck (Shown here with his wif...

John Kolbeck (Shown here with his wife Jennifer )

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“Save the children from ”

Since: Mar 08

Texarkana

#1 Dec 24, 2008
John Erwin Kolbeck, of Fort Smith, is wanted on charges of beating a young man who once belonged to evangelist Tony Alamo’s Ministry.

According to a police report, Seth Calagna was beaten while working at a salvage warehouse in Fort Smith earlier this year.

Calagna told police the beating happened after he made a sarcastic remark after being told that he resembled the fictional wizard character Harry Potter.

According to the report, Kolbeck confronted Calagna and accused him of trying to run away. When Calagna denied the allegation, Kolbeck called him a liar.

The report states,“Kolbeck then began slapping him in the face with an open hand. Seth said he was hit at least 10 times.”

According to the report, Calagna was moved to another room in the warehouse, where the beating continued.

“Kolbeck had him stretch out on the floor on his belly. He said his chin hit the floor and it split open. Kolbeck then began to strike him numerous times with a board,” the report stated.

Investigators took pictures of bruises on Calagna’s body.

Calagna is no longer a member of Alamo’s church, but he told authorities that his parents and sister are still followers and live on the compound.

According to the report, Calagna will be going to live with relatives in another state.

Fort Smith police said Kolbeck’s last-known address was in Fort Smith, but he hasn’t been seen since the September raid on Alamo’s Ministry headquarters in Fouke, Ark.
Carol

Fort Smith, AR

#2 Jan 4, 2009
Did they remove the photo? I saw Jennifer not too long ago in Walmart. My how weve all aged.

“Save the children from ”

Since: Mar 08

Texarkana

#3 Jan 26, 2009
Carol wrote:
Did they remove the photo? I saw Jennifer not too long ago in Walmart. My how weve all aged.
You seen her in Walmart? How long ago? The one in Fort Smith? I suspect she would be with him wherever he is ,so if she has been seen at Walmart in Fort Smith that means they are still in the Fort Smith area.

Since: Dec 07

Location hidden

#4 Feb 5, 2009
CAJUN PACA wrote:
<quoted text>You seen her in Walmart? How long ago? The one in Fort Smith? I suspect she would be with him wherever he is ,so if she has been seen at Walmart in Fort Smith that means they are still in the Fort Smith area.
I put his photo back up. I can't get it back to this thread.

ANYONE WHO SEES either John or Jennifer KOLBECK, CALL 911 and report it... immediately!

Thank you.

“Save the children from ”

Since: Mar 08

Texarkana

#5 Feb 5, 2009
Fort Smith - When Tony Alamo wanted to punish disobedience within his church, authorities say, one of the people he would call on was his 6-foot-4-inch, 260-pound "enforcer," John Kolbeck.
At a court hearing last month, Spencer Ondirsek, 18, testified that Kolbeck punched him in the face several times, then struck him on the buttocks about 30 times with a 3-foot-long wooden paddle during the three beatings Ondirsek received over the years, beginning when Ondirsek was 12 or 13.
Seth Calagna, also 18, told Fort Smith police that, during a beating in January or February, Kolbeck had struck him with a board about 20 times, resulting in bruises on his buttocks that were still visible several months later.
After learning of Calagna's beating, Fort Smith police obtained a warrant for Kolbeck's arrest on a charge of second-degree battery, but they have been unable to find him. On Nov. 6, federal authorities issued a warrant charging Kolbeck with unlawful flight to avoid prosecution.
"We are asking members of the public who might have some information about his whereabouts to contact us," FBI spokesman Steve Frazier said. He asked people with information to call the FBI office in Little Rock at.
skreet

Little Rock, AR

#6 Jan 26, 2011
Rot in hell john, you won't be missed at all

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