Trooper Overtime http://wamc.org en Ex-Vermont Cop Gets 2 Years, Restitution for Pay Case http://wamc.org/post/ex-vermont-cop-gets-2-years-restitution-pay-case <p></p><p></p> Tue, 15 Jan 2013 07:43:52 +0000 Pat Bradley 55721 at http://wamc.org Ex-Vermont Cop Gets 2 Years, Restitution for Pay Case Probe of Vermont Cop Overtime Finds Unissued Tickets http://wamc.org/post/probe-vermont-cop-overtime-finds-unissued-tickets <p>The ongoing investigation into the overtime charged by a former Vermont State Police trooper has found that he wrote 973 traffic tickets over 12 years that were never given to a motorist or filed with the court.<br><br>That conclusion is among the latest findings in an investigation into alleged time-sheet padding by Sgt. Jim Deeghan, a former state police patrol commander in Chittenden County.<br><br>The details were in an affidavit filed by Detective Lt. Robert Cushing, who is investigating Deeghan's overtime practices.<br> Tue, 18 Sep 2012 21:40:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 48157 at http://wamc.org Probe of Vermont Cop Overtime Finds Unissued Tickets Supervisor of Former VT Trooper Transferred http://wamc.org/post/supervisor-former-vt-trooper-transferred <p>The immediate supervisor of a former Vermont state trooper charged with falsifying his time sheets has been transferred to police headquarters in Waterbury.<br><br>The Burlington Free Press reported the transfer of Lt. Marc Thomas yesterday. Thomas had been the station commander at the state police barracks in Williston since May 2010.<br><br>Thomas said he was unsure how long the transfer would be in place.<br><br>He signed timesheets for former Sgt. Jim Deeghan, who resigned July 10 and pleaded not guilty to allegations that he falsified time reports for two pay periods in June.<br> Fri, 24 Aug 2012 21:20:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 46369 at http://wamc.org Lien Filed Against Former Vermont Trooper's Home http://wamc.org/post/lien-filed-against-former-vermont-troopers-home <p>Vermont authorities say they would try to collect any over-payments that may have been made to a former state trooper charged with falsifying his time sheets.<br><br>County Attorney T.J. Donovan has filed a lien on former Sgt. Jim Deeghan's home, which was put up for sale.<br><br>The Burlington Free Press reports Donovan wrote to Colchester Town Clerk Karen Richard that the state is trying to protect its interests by filing the lien. He wrote if convicted, Deeghan could face a possible restitution order.<br> Wed, 22 Aug 2012 21:55:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 46183 at http://wamc.org Former Vermont Trooper to Pay Back Check http://wamc.org/post/former-vermont-trooper-pay-back-check <p>A former Vermont state trooper charged with falsifying his time sheets says he&#39;s writing a check out to the state after being told the payroll office over-credited him in calculating his final paycheck.<br /><br />Former Sgt. Jim Deeghan told the Burlington Free Press he&#39;ll be sending the amount back and won&#39;t contest it now, but maybe later.<br /><br />Deeghan added that he has not seen all the evidence that state police say they have. He said he&#39;d like to talk more about it, but he can&#39;t.<br /> Fri, 10 Aug 2012 20:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 45271 at http://wamc.org Former Vermont Trooper to Pay Back Check Vermont Commissioner Says More Time Sheet Problems http://wamc.org/post/vermont-commissioner-says-more-time-sheet-problems <p>Vermont&#39;s public safety commissioner says problems with the time reports of a former trooper charged with falsifying his reports for June appear to stretch back at least two years.<br /><br />Commissioner Keith Flynn of the Department of Public Safety says preliminary reports on the investigation into alleged false swearing by former Sgt. James Deeghan stopped short of calling the earlier time sheets evidence of criminal activity, but said there are what he termed anomalies.<br /> Tue, 24 Jul 2012 21:15:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 43869 at http://wamc.org Vermont Commissioner Says More Time Sheet Problems