DA and Tracy Police to oppose parole of convicted child torturer

The San Joaquin County District Attorney’s Office and the Tracy Police Department are holding a press conference Tuesday to oppose the parole of a man convicted of torturing children 10 years ago. Inmate Anthony Vincent Waiters was convicted in 2011 of torturing and beating a chained teenager. Waiters and three other people were arrested in December 2008, accused of abducting a 16-year-old boy and torturing him for almost a year. According to reports from SF Gate at the time, the boy jumped over an 8ft wall from the backyard of the house he was in, then limped into an In-Shape Sport fitness club near. Court records said the boy told police he was chained to the fireplace in the house, starved for days, beaten repeatedly and forced to ingest pills , alcohol or marijuana to keep him lethargic. For more information on the hearing, go here.

The San Joaquin County District Attorney’s Office and the Tracy Police Department are holding a press conference Tuesday to oppose the parole of a man convicted of torturing children 10 years ago.

Inmate Anthony Vincent Waiters was convicted in 2011 of torturing and beating a chained teenager.

Waiters and three other people were arrested in December 2008, accused of abducting a 16-year-old boy and torturing him for almost a year.

According to the SF Gate report at the timethe boy jumped over an 8ft wall from the backyard of the house he was in, then limped into a nearby In-Shape Sport fitness club.

Court records show the boy told police he was chained to the fireplace in the house, deprived of food for days, repeatedly beaten and forced to ingest pills, alcohol or marijuana to keep him lethargic.

For more information on the hearing, go here.