Former Phila. police inspector re-sentenced to five years in jail
PHILADELPHIA - March 15, 2013 (WPVI) -- Former Philadelphia Police Inspector Daniel Castro was re-sentenced to five years in prison Friday.
Back in October 2011, Castro was sentenced to 60 months for extortion and lying to the FBI.
He was accused of scheming to shake down a former business partner in order to recover $90,000.
In January, an appeals court reversed the false statement conviction.
But that reversal didn't change his sentence.
Castro was a rising star in the police department and dreamed of someday becoming Commissioner.
He headed the department's traffic division prior to his arrest in November 2010.
philadelphia, pennsylvania, police, corruption, crime
- Arctic Blast and Possible Weekend Storm 59 min ago
- WATCH: Action News Online
- 2013 Troop Greetings
- Get the 6abc StormTracker app
- PennDOT clears roads of snow, preps for ice
- Limo driver charged in wreck that killed newlyweds
- Police search for burglar targeting Philly restaurants
- Police: Mom was DUI in chain-reaction crash
- Possible abduction caught on camera in Spring Garden
- No bail for 2 charged in Philly collapse
- Obama hails Mandela as "last great liberator"
- $344M Mega Millions numbers drawn
- 6 missing adults, children found alive in Nevada
- Photos: Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2013 (Photos)
- Arctic Blast and Possible Weekend Storm
59 min ago