OKLA. CITY – Kennan Horn has a rare eye disease.
“It takes your night vision first,” he said. “Most people have about 180 degrees of peripheral [vision]. I have about 18. It’s like looking through a toilet paper tube.”
Not enough light makes it hard for him to see and too much light is painful.
That’s why the Army Veteran and his wife, Caroline, hired Scott Birdwell to tint their home’s windows.
They say he got paid, but hasn’t done a lick of work.
Birdwell’s company is Changing Shades Commercial and Residential Window.
On Facebook he posts bible verses and talks about ministering to addicts and their families, but we discovered another, much more sinister side to Birdwell.
Court records show a long list of felony convictions, including larceny, assault and battery, domestic abuse, among others.
Right now, Birdwell is charged with home repair fraud in Creek County and that’s not all.
Our search for Birdwell brought us to Tulsa County.
We’ve learned he was recently living at home with his parents, until authorities say he threatened to kill them and burn their house down.
Birdwell’s own parents told investigators their son knocked holes in their walls, ripped doors off hinges and threw their computer on the yard.
He’s been residing in the Tulsa County jail ever since.
The Horns have since hired someone else to tint their windows.
“It stinks to lose money to someone who defrauded you out of it, but more importantly you don’t want to see your neighbors or friends [get scammed].”
Thursday, Birdwell pleaded guilty to crimes in Tulsa County and was sentenced to six months behind bars.
Remember, he’s still accused of home repair fraud in Creek County.
We’ll keep you posted.