[UPDATED:] Matthew Castaneda, Held in 12-Year-Old Girl's Sexual Assault, May Be MySpace Predator
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But he's already had knees, elbows and chokeholds thrown at him as a professional wrestler,
As keen readers of this blog have pointed out in their comments, the Anaheim resident also goes by the stage name Chippy Sanchez when he performs with World Power Wrestling.
See more on Castaneda's wrestling career in "'Chippy Sanchez' Wrestles His Demons."
Gustavo Arellano also chronicled the WPW in his 2001 Weekly story, "Lucha F@!#%n Libre!" that followed wrestlers who compete at the Anaheim Indoor Marketplace. Castaneda does not turn up in that article, but he was found in the following, courtesy of an eagle-eyed reader:
To Who It May Concern, Hello! I am currently in search of potential sponsors for our professional wrestling event being held on August 2nd, 2008, in Anaheim CA. Our event will be taking place at the Anaheim Indoor Marketplace, and will feature wrestling superstars from Mexico and Japan, as well as the very best local talent that Southern California has to offer. I would love the opportunity to work with you on this event, and would be grateful if i could come in contact with a representative regarding this matter. If you have any further questions or concerns, please contact me at your earliest convenience. Thank you for your time! Sincerely, Matthew Castaneda Anaheim, CA.
A "tipster" also informed our sister paper, LA Weekly, that Castaneda and Chippy are one in the same. The nickname apparently refers to his chipped teeth.
The case against him began to unravel when the girl, who had been reported missing, flagged down a uniformed Anaheim Police Civilian Traffic Controller near Harbor Boulevard and Katella Avenue the evening of Feb. 17 and said she wanted to go home.