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BATAVIA — An illegal immigrant who slashed his girlfriend’s neck and tried to steal an officer’s gun was sentenced to five years in state prison Thursday in Genesee County Court.
Reynoldo Diaz-Ruiz, 31, also will be on five years of post-release supervision, though he may be deported after he serves his term, Judge Charles Zambito said.
Diza-Ruiz was arrested March 23 after he slashed the woman’s throat during an argument at a Wood Street apartment. When police arrived, he fought with officers and had to be subdued with a Taser.
He was taken to police headquarters, where he tried to grab an officer’s gun and escape.
He pleaded guilty to assault with a deadly weapon, attempted robbery and attempted
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