Diego Castorena Sentenced To 10 Years In Prison After Ramming Arapahoe County Sheriff's Vehicle, Striking Deputy

Diego Castorena was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Friday for ramming an Arapahoe County Sheriff's vehicle and striking a deputy. Castorena pleaded guilty to second-degree assault a few months ago.

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- A man is sentenced to 10 years in prison after he rammed an Arapahoe County Sheriff's vehicle, also hit a deputy. Judge sentenced Diego Castorena today. He pleaded guilty to second degree assault a few months ago. Back in January of last year, deputies responded to a drug deal at an apartment. He arrived in a stolen truck. Deputies blocked the truck to arrest him, but he rammed a sheriff's vehicle, hitting a deputy. When he backed up towards other deputies, one fired a weapon at him. He was hit but has since recovered.