Waltham Police Chief Released Into Family Custody; Ordered To Mental Facility
LaCroix allegedly attacked his wife last week at their Maynard home.
Waltham Police Chief Thomas LaCroix was ordered released from custody and to a mental health facility on Thursday, July 21.
LaCroix, who was facing multiples charges for allegedly attack his wife last week, must follow 13 conditions, which were announced during the 2 p.m. hearing at Concord District Court before Judge Paul Yee.
CONDITIONS (Source: court documents)
- LaCroix must not commit any crimes during his release.
- He must remain in the custody of a family member who will supervise him.
- LaCroix must admit himself to the mental health facility within 24 hours of his release and remain there until he is discharged.
- If he leaves the facility early, LaCroix must report that to the Maynard Police.
- LaCroix must follow any conditions of treatment and medications.
- LaCroix must make sure the Probation Department is notified of any required follow up care.
- LaCroix cannot take any drugs or consume alcohol and submit to random screens for such substances.
- LaCroix must surrender all firearms to authorities. He also is not allowed to have any weapons or be where any are located.
- LaCroix must stay away from the homes and work places of the victims and any witnesses.
- LaCroix must not have any contact with any victim or witness. That order includes phone calls asking where they are.
- LaCroix must attend counseling sessions and follow any recommended treatment conditions.
- LaCroix must “exclusionary zone” around the two victims’ homes and work places. He can only leave his home for treatment, medical appointments, meetings with his defense attorney and religious services.
- Additional details on the reasons for LaCroix's release.
LaCroix remains on leave with pay and is due back in court on Aug. 3 for a pretrial hearing.