State Troopers Under Investigation For Overtime Abuse

BOSTON, MA (WBZ-AM/24/7 News Source) --  Several Massachusetts state troopers are under investigation for overtime abuse. 

 Colonel Kerry Gilpin says that as a result of an audit of overtime patrols on the Massachusetts Turnpike, 19 members of Troop E face internal duty status hearings. 

Those under investigation hold ranks including troopers, sergeants and lieutenants.  One trooper that would have been scheduled for a duty status hearing has retired and another is suspended without pay for a separate matter.  

The results of the audit have been sent to Attorney General Maura Healey for further investigation. \

WBZ NewsRadio1030's Lana Jones reports

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