Police searching Crowson's home, however, found recent pictures showing him wrestling an alligator and riding a camel. (Not at the same time, but still.) They also found certificates showing that Crowson had earned a black belt in ju jitsu despite his virtual inability to walk.
Prosecutor Theresa Loftus said this evidence "suggested his injuries were not as serious as he claimed."
Judge Vincent Fraser agreed, and sentenced him to a year in jail for his "grossly dishonest" fraud. Crowson had collected $31,000 worth of benefits by means of the scam.