[ISN] Federal Judge Sentences "Dr. Chaos" to 13 Years

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Date: Fri Mar 14 2003 - 00:29:05 PST

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    March 13, 2003
    The man who vandalized power lines and transmission towers in 
    Wisconsin is sentenced to 13 years in prison
    for hiding deadly cyanide in a Chicago subway tunnel.
    Joseph Konopka of De Pere told federal Judge Wayne Andersen in Chicago 
    Thursday he really didn't have "a real good reason" when asked why he 
    went on the vandalism spree.
    Konopka, who calls himself "Dr. Chaos," will be sentenced in federal 
    court in Wisconsin for his sabotage of power lines, air traffic 
    control signals, and radio transmission towers.
    Judge Andersen says his sentence in Wisconsin is likely to be 
    consecutive to his 13-year term for taking two bottles of cyanide from 
    an abandoned chemical warehouse and hiding them in the subway tunnel.
    Defense attorney Matthew Madden says his client's penchant for 
    destruction and bizarre behavior "stems from an abnormal maturation 
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