Contact Us

Journey Drummer Arrested for Assaulting Girlfriend

Deen Castronovo
Ethan Miller, Getty Images

Journey‘s recent rash of unfortunate lawsuits and bizarre paparazzi drama looks like it isn’t over yet: According to TMZ, drummer Deen Castronovo was arrested in Oregon over the weekend for allegedly assaulting his girlfriend.

After what’s being described as “a heated argument that turned physical,” Castronovo was booked on a long list of charges that include coercion, fourth-degree assault, criminal mischief in the second degree, interfering with making a report, and harassment.

Sources say there were actually two fights — the one that led to the initial assault, and another tussle that occurred after Castronovo followed his girlfriend out of the house and refused to let her contact her father.

A representative for Castronovo, who was released after posting his $52,500 bail, says the incident was “a misunderstanding that should not have been escalated to such a level in the first place.”

A former member of Bad English and in-demand session player for artists such as Ozzy Osbourne and Steve Vai, Castronovo joined Journey in 1998. The band has issued no formal statement regarding the arrest.

More from 105.7 The Hawk

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://1057thehawk.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on 105.7 The Hawk quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on 105.7 The Hawk quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!