Journey drummer ordered to treatment Deen Castronovo facing rape charge Journey drummer Deen Castronovo will have to wear an ankle monitoring device and go directly to drug treatment when he is released from jail as he awaits trial on rape and other felony charges.

According to KATU-TV, a judge issued the stipulations for Castronovo at a court hearing Friday.

The drummer was arrested June 14 on misdemeanor assault and menacing, then released on bail and ordered not to contact the alleged victim. A grand jury later returned more serious charges, including rape.

He was jailed again he reportedly called and texted the woman with messages that included suicide threats and apologies.

The drummer blamed drugs for leading him to leave 144 messages on his alleged victim's phone. Deen spoke in a Marion County courtroom on Friday for the first time since his arrest. He apologized and said drug addiction has cost him everything important to him:
"Loss of my job. Loss of my freedom. Probably the hardest thing that I'm dealing with now is the loss of a woman I felt I was going to spend the rest of my life with."

The judge set bail at $200,000. Deen Castronovo's attorney expects him to remain in treatment until his trial in October.

In 2012, Deen Castronovo was sentenced to 80 hours of community service and ordered to attend anger-management classes after an episode of domestic violence.

Deen has been with Journey since 1998, when he replaced Steve Smith.

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