Thursday, February 28, 2008

Update: Patrick Propson Charged

Appleton Post-Crescent [WI]
28 February 2008

Kaukauna man who reported beating charged with lying to police

By John Lee
Post-Crescent staff writer

APPLETON — A 22-year-old man whose tale of a roadside beating was remarkably similar to a common urban legend has been charged with lying to police.

Patrick R. Propson, 624 Alyssa St., Kaukauna, told police who were called to an emergency room where he was being treated Sept. 26 that three men attacked him after signaling him to pull over on U.S. 41. [...]

Appleton Post-Crescent [WI]
12 March 2008

Urban legend tale lands Kaukauna man on trial

APPLETON -- A man whose tale of a roadside beating paralleled a common urban legend is headed to trial for allegedly lying to police.

Patrick R. Propson, 22, 624 Alyssa St., Kaukauna, did not appear Tuesday in Outagamie County Circuit Court for his initial appearance on two counts of obstructing police.

His attorney, Sarah Kons, entered not-guilty pleas on his behalf, and a trial was scheduled for May 20-21. [...]