BOSTON (WWLP) – A retired Massachusetts State Police supervisor will pay back tens of thousands of dollars and serve probation for his role in the overtime scandal.

Former Lieutenant David Keefe of Norfolk pleaded guilty Thursday to Larceny Over $250 by Single Scheme (2 counts) and Public Employee Standards of Conduct Violation (False/Fraudulent Claim to Employer) (2 counts).

Keefe is the last trooper to settle his criminal case in the scandal. He admitted to stealing more than $20,000 in overtime for hours he never worked and leaving shifts early. Keefe was one of the supervisors of the former Troop E, which patrolled the Mass. Pike.

According to the Attorney General’s Office, In 2015, Keefe was paid more than $204,000, which included more than $61,000 in overtime pay. Keefe submitted claims for pay for more than 50 hours of overtime that he did not work, resulting in him illegally obtaining at least $5,000.

In 2016, Keefe earned $207,878, which included more than $55,960 in overtime pay. Keefe submitted claims for pay for over 170 hours of overtime that he did not work, resulting in him illegally obtaining at least $17,000 in overpayment.

He is ordered to pay $20,000 in restitution, serve two years of probation, and do 100 hours of community service.

Former Massachusetts State Police lieutenant John Giulino of Lanesborough pleaded guilty and was sentenced in December 2019 to two years probation and ordered to pay $29,108.54 in restitution, along with 100 hours of community service. 

Former Massachusetts State Police lieutenant David Wilson of Charlton pleaded guilty and was sentenced in January 2020 to two years of probation and ordered to pay $18,994 in restitution and serve 200 hours of community service.