Note: This story has been updated with additional information.
Jose Rodriguez, best known under ring names Alberto Del Rio and Alberto El Patron, has been arrested on sexual assault charges.
According to an NBC affiliate in San Antonio, Texas, Rodriguez allegedly sexually assaulted the victim after he accused her of being unfaithful. According to an affidavit, she said Rodriguez became angry after she wouldn’t admit to infidelity. He slapped her repeatedly in the back of the head. The victim said that Rodriguez forced her downstairs, made her wear a dress and dance for him. She told police that Rodriguez said for her not to cry because if she did, he would take her son and “drop him off in the middle of the road somewhere”.
The arrest paperwork then alleged that Rodriguez tied the woman’s hands with boxing straps, put a sock in her mouth and sexually assaulted her for several hours using various objects. The paperwork also said that Rodriguez punched the victim in the back, causing visible injuries. The victim told detectives she did not remember much after he placed his hand around their throat.
The victim told police that Rodriguez had assaulted her on more than one occasion.
TMZ later confirmed that Rodriguez is still in custody.
Rodriguez, who has largely wrestled in Mexico for the last year, most recently fought against Tito Ortiz on a Combate Americas card back in December. He lost via first round submission.
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