Deen Castronovo, Booking Photo

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An Oregon judge didn't miss a beat in keeping Dean Castronovo locked up.

The Journey drummer is being held without bail in Marion County Jail after being arraigned Tuesday on charges of rape, sexual abuse and assault. He did not enter a plea during the hearing.

Per a report, prosecutors told the judge that Castronovo texted the alleged victim 122 times and called her 35 times in violation of a court order.

The musician was first arrested on June 14 following a domestic disturbance call and booked on suspicion of assault, menacing, criminal mischief, unlawful use of a weapon and coercion, according to The Oregonian. He was released on bail but, while investigating, Salem police determined that the aforementioned more serious crimes had allegedly been committed on June 8.

Castronovo was arrested again yesterday after a Marion County grand jury returned an indictment on the rape and abuse charges.

Journey has not commented on the new charges.

The "Don't Stop Believin'" band did announce on June 18, before the rape allegations came to light, that Omar Hakim would be doing the drumming at their upcoming U.S. concerts and on their Canadian tour, which kicks off July 6, due to Castronovo's "pending issues."

Hakim, in a comment re-posted on Journey's Facebook page, also stated June 18, "Deen is an Amazing Drummer and a Super talented Singer, and my deepest prayers are with my brother in Drums! I've always loved this bands [sic] music from day one and I will do my very best to fill in until everything goes back to normal."


Posted by Journey on Thursday, June 18, 2015

Castronovo is still listed as the band's resident drummer on Journey's Facebook page. He replaced Steve Smith in 1998.

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