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Final Massachusetts State Trooper gets only probation in Troop E overtime scandal

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

Retired Massachusetts State Police Trooper Daren DeJong will see two years of probation for his role in the Troop E overtime scandal and will have to fork over a little more than $14,000 in restitution.
DeJong, 60, of Uxbridge, was sentenced Thursday in federal court in Boston by Judge Mark Wolf to two years of probation, with the first six months to be served in home confinement. DeJong was also fined $5,500. and ordered to pay $14,062 in restitution.
DeJong in January 2019 pleaded guilty to one count of embezzlement from an agency receiving federal funds. He is the eighth and final...
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