Former Philadelphia Police Inspector Daniel Castro

Daniel Castro's fate is in the jury's hands. FILE. (credit: KYW's Steve Tawa)

Former Philadelphia Police Inspector Re-Sentenced To 5 Years

Former Philadelphia police inspector Daniel Castro has been re-sentenced to the same five year sentence for extortion with the threat of violence.


(Former Philadelphia police official Daniel Castro, following his guilty plea.  Photo by Ed Fischer)

Sentencing Today For Former Police Inspector Daniel Castro

The man who wanted to be police commissioner pleaded guilty in connection with one extortion attempt and he was convicted of lying to the FBI about another extortion attempt.