Criminal charges against Alberto Del Rio dropped after a hearing on Friday in Texas

Alberto Del Rio has criminal charges against him dropped

The criminal trial for former WWE Superstar Alberto Del Rio was set to begin, updated court records on Friday show there was a missing witness and as a result the charges have dropped. Records also noted that Del Rio’s bond has also been returned, and that the case is officially closed. Therefore, Del Rio (Real name José Alberto Rodríguez Chucuan) is free and clear going forward from all criminal liabilities in regard to the case.

Chucuan, 44, was arrested on May 9, 2020 after a victim went to San Antonio, Texas authorities, stating that on May 3, 2020 at 10:00 pm local time, Chucuan allegedly became angry with her and physically assaulted her and accussed her of infidelity. When the victim would not admit to the infidelity, Chucuan then allegedly slapped her “across the head” several times. The victim also alleged that Chucuan “forced her to wear a dress and dance for him.” When she refused, he allegedly told her not to start crying because if she did, “he would take her son and drop him in the middle of the road somewhere.”

At the time of his arrest, FOX 29 in San Antonio, Texas reported, “Police said that Chucuan then tied the woman’s hands with boxing straps, put a sock in her mouth and sexually assaulted her for several hours, using various objects. Investigators said that Chucuan also punched the victim in the back during the assault, causing visible injuries. The victim had told detectives she does not remember much after he placed his hand around her throat.

TMZ later reported that the victim reported the attack started at around 10:00 pm local time on May 3, 2020, and lasted over 16 hours, ending on May 4, 2020 at 2:30 pm local time. The victim went to the police the same day with TMZ’s report noting that the responding officer saw bruises on her face, arms, legs and neck. The victim also alleged that Chucuan had then attempted to burn her passport, smashed her laptop computer and cell phone. The victim had told police she was afraid and intended to leave San Antonio as soon as possible.

PWInsider also noted that several months ago, a woman issued an apology on social media for what Chucuan’s family has been going through since his arrest. Chucuan’s brother responded, claiming on his social media account there was an admission the charges were false. Chucuan has stated publicly that the woman who made the allegations against him dropped her claims and that he expected the situation to be wrapped up as soon as possible.

Since departing WWE, Chucuan has wrestled as Alberto el Patron in IMPACT Wrestling, ROH and internationally.

Additional source for this report was PWInsider.