Insurance Agent Nicknamed ‘#FashyFurry’ Arrested For Joining Jan. 6 Attack


An Ohio insurance agent has been arrested for joining the Capitol attack on January 6, 2021, authorities allege. 

The defendant is named Kyle Andrew Campbell, and his range of criminal charges includes both felony and misdemeanor accusations. The felonies include a charge of assaulting, resisting, or impeding police, which has been used in a large share of criminal cases stemming from January 6.

Campbell, as alleged, was wearing a highly distinctive jacket with a brown fur-trimmed hood, which makes him easy to spot in footage from amid the Capitol attack. (He got the nickname “#FashyFurry” from internet users involved in investigating the identities of January 6 participants.) The case against Campbell alleges he joined attempts to overwhelm police at the Capitol’s Lower West Terrace. Images included in court documents indicate he was in a large crowd at the time.

“As part of its investigation of United States Capitol video footage, the FBI Washington Field Office’s Violent Crimes Task Force identified an unknown male (SUBJECT 1) who was wearing a black jacket with a fur-trimmed hood amongst rioters who were attempting to overwhelm officers by breaching a police barricade on the Lower West Terrace of the Capitol on January 6, 2021. SUBJECT 1 (circled in red) can be seen pushing officers in multiple instances throughout video footage collected at the Capitol,” the filing says.

And the same document explains that federal investigators received multiple tips from multiple individuals relating to Campbell’s identity, including details on his place of employment with an Allstate insurance office in Ohio. Those tips came in April of last year. One notable image eventually zeroed in upon by federal investigators shows what’s evidently Campbell outside the Capitol in the immediate vicinity of what seems to be a large, wooden cross, presumably making reference to the Biblical stories from the New Testament and perhaps indicating — again — belief in the crowd that their violent action was on par with something Biblically meaningful rather than just criminal activity.