The actor best known for his role in the movie “Free Willy” and its sequel “Free Willy 2: The Adventure Home,” was arrested on suspicion of domestic violence, TMZ reported Friday.
Jason James Richter was taken into custody Monday night in the San Fernando Valley and remained jailed until Wednesday when he was released on $20,000 bail. Richter had an argument with his girlfriend Monday night and when she ran to the bedroom and locked the door, Richter broke the door down and a source said “it got physical” TMZ reported. The woman went to police and filed a domestic violence report.
Richter has been charged with a single count of vandalism and another count of battery, TMZ said. If convicted, he could face up to a year in jail.