Two participants in the attack on US Captain Scott Fairlamb and Devlin Thomson confessed to the attack on police officers on January 6, 2021, ABC News reported.
Scott Fairlumb confessed to inciting, attacking, resisting and thwarting police officers. He now faces up to 3 to 4 years in prison.
Devlin Thomson confessed to the attack, defending and thwarting the work of police officers using weapons. According to the Department of Justice, Thompson held a metal baton and tried to blow a pepper spray at the officer.
This is therefore one of the first confessions in which the participants in the attack on the Capitol admitted a violent act.