Patric: The Police Were Violent, Not Me

Subscribe To:

Actor JASON PATRIC has launched a blistering counterattack on the police officers who apprehended him on charges of public intoxication and resisting arrest, claiming he was assaulted without motive.

The Hollywood star - who was arrested last Monday (29MAR04) in Austin, Texas following the San Antonio premiere of his new movie THE ALAMO - has accused cops of striking him across the neck, simply because he was amused at the site of a policeman attempting to control traffic on his bicycle.

Recalling his reaction to the cycling cop, Patric says, "Next thing I know he hits me and knocks me to the ground. He hit me in the back of the neck."

Police claim Patric was publicly intoxicated and then resisted arrest, but the LOST BOYS star insists, "I did neither and all that is going to come out."

Following his arrest, Patric was taken to the TRAVIS COUNTY JAIL and released five hours later.

The screen hunk's publicist MICHELLE BEGA maintained at the time, "(Patric) believes he has done nothing wrong. He hopes for a rapid resolution to clear his name."

09/04/2004 02:17


Tags: Jason Patric

Subscribe To:

More Jason Patric

Bette Midler And Jenny Slate Arrive At The 2014 God's Love We Deliver Golden Heart Awards - Part 1

Celebrities flocked to the 2014 God's Love We Deliver Golden Heart Awards at Spring Studios and posed for pictures on the red carpet. Amongst them...

The Prince Trailer

Paul (Jason Patric) used to be a major figure in the Las Vegas crime world - known by his rivals as 'The Prince - before...

All You Need To Know About PlayStation's New TV Series, 'Powers'

There’s no shortage of the Marvel brand anywhere you look these days. All over the television networks with ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D,’ plastered on the big...


Jason Patric's Custody Win Sets Precedent In Family Law

Actor Jason Patric scored a victory in court and established a legal precedent this past Wednesday, when he was granted the right to claim paternity...

Actor Jason Patric Has Won Appeal To Fight For Legal Paternity

Jason Patric will be able to fight again to be legally recognised as the father of his 4 year-old son, Gus.The actor, whose victory occurred...

The Outsider Movie Review

Blunt and simplistic, there's not a moment in this thriller that feels inspired by anything other than criminal TV shows. This means that everything on-screen...

The Losers Trailer

Clay, Jensen, Roque, Pooch and Cougar are The Losers, a small team but some of the best special forces operatives the USA have to offer....



Jason Patric Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Jason Patric

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All