Capitol rioter who wore jacket with his name on it pleads guilty

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A rioter seen kicking into the window of the US Capitol wearing a jacket emblazoned with his name and company phone number pleaded guilty Friday to the destruction of federal property, federal officials Told,

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Troy Faulkner was caught on camera breaking the Capitol window with his boot on January 6, 2021 while wearing a “Faulkner painting” jacket that also displayed the phone number of his Columbus, Ohio, business.

Faulkner agreed to pay $10,560 in damages to cover repairs for the damage and could face up to eight months in prison, his attorney said. Told NBC News.


Faulkner, 41, turned himself into officials just days after a violent mob of former President Donald Trump supporters stormed the Capitol to prevent Congress from certifying his election defeat.

those days, They told The Columbus Patch website reported that he was caught in an instant and became enraged when police shot him in the chest with an unidentified object.

Faulkner was wearing a jacket with the name of his company when he participated in the riots.
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“It looked like the police were opposing us and letting them go straight to the building in front, so I believe it was all set up for the Trump people,” he reportedly said. . “I knew I shouldn’t have been kicked in the window. I was upset and not thinking rationally.”

Of the more than 840 people arrested for storming the Capitol, more than 340 have admitted their guilt in connection with the riots.

On Monday, armed Texas militiaman Guy Refitt received a prison sentence of more than seven years – the harshest sentence ever in connection with the stampede.

with ap wires

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