NEWPORT BEACH (CBSLA) — Police say a Newport Beach man waterboarded his wife.
Orange County District Attorney investigators say 36-year-old Richard Schlosser locked up his wife, 30 years his senior, held her captive in their apartment on the peninsula and beat her. A complaint filed by the D.A. claims Schlosser acted “with the intent to cause cruel and extreme pain and suffering for the purpose of revenge, extortion, persuasion, and for a sadistic purpose.”READ MORE: Strike Averted: IATSE And AMPTP Have 'Basic Contract' Agreement, Per Officials With The Theatrical Stage Employees Union
The D.A. says this came to light when someone asked for a welfare check on Schlosser’s wife. They say they found her — and enough evidence to arrest him.READ MORE: Taylor's Blunder, Other Missed Chances Put LA In NLCS Hole
Investigators also say Schlosser committed the crime while out on bail for another domestic violence case.MORE NEWS: Karen Bass Officially Kicks Off Her Run For Mayor Of Los Angeles At Saturday Event
He was in custody at Orange County Jail at the time of this report.