In 2007, Crocheron told Jeanes he was deploying to Afghanistan for one week, and he even called.
“I heard gunfire in the background and he said, ‘Oh, I’m in a firefight. I gotta go.’ So, he hung up,” Jeanes said.
Jeanes ordered his military records and discovered Crocheron served in an artillery unit at Fort Douglas from 1966 to 1971.
“This guy is a complete fraud and has been lying to us the whole time,” Jeanes said.
They confronted Crocheron last week, and KSL TV confronted him today.
“I’m not a member of the military, nor have I been since 1971,” Crocheron said.
He says the lies spiraled after trying to inspire the sick child.
So, even if you’re hiding out in Utah, we’re going to find you, eventually. Thanks to EdUSMCleg for the link.