Man jailed for domestic abuse

MOSS LANDING — A Moss Landing man was arrested for domestic abuse, torture and other crimes that sent his wife to the hospital in grave condition, the Monterey County Sheriff’s Office reported.

Peter Chrones, 55, was charged with aggravated mayhem, torture, domestic violence and dependent adult abuse. He was booked into Monterey County Jail in lieu of $2 million bail.

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According to the MCSO, deputies responded to a local hospital regarding a female who was in grave condition. Investigators learned that the female and Chrones lived on a boat in the Moss Landing Harbor.

The woman was taken to the hospital on Saturday, the MCSO said.

Chrones was arrested after being questioned by investigators.

The investigation is ongoing. The victim remains in critical condition.

Anyone with information about this case or Chrones is asked to call Det. Mike Smith at 755-3762 or Det. Sgt. Bryan Hoskins at 755-3773.


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