February 1, 2021

The FBI didn't have too much difficulty with this one. From Law & Crime, the FBI report on the incident:

The FBI said that it saw Faulkner on a YouTube video kicking in a Capitol window. But before that happened, the defendant was facing away from the camera and his jacket was exposed. This was important because that was a jacket identifying his painting business:


Faulkner later said, “I knew I shouldn’t have kicked in the window. I was upset and wasn’t thinking rationally.”

No shit.

Source: Ohio Capitol Journal

An Ohio man who kicked in a reinforced window shutter at the U.S. Capitol during the violent insurrection Jan. 6 was arrested in connection with his role in the raid.

Footage from the crowd captures Troy Faulkner, of Whitehall, kicking in a reinforced window shutter that prosecutors say was worth $1000.

While Faulkner turned himself into the FBI, it was only a matter of time before authorities would identify him — he wore a sweatshirt with “Faulkner Painting,” his personal business, on the back, along with the company phone number.

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