Suspended Waltham police chief convicted on two assault counts

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A Concord District Court jury on Wednesday found suspended Waltham police Chief Thomas LaCroix guilty of twice assaulting his wife, Andrea in fits of anger on June 12 last year at the couple’s Maynard home.

The jury convicted LaCroix on two assault and battery counts—one in which he picked up his wife and threw her in the couple’s garage and another which left her with a bloody, swollen lip.

He was acquitted on charges that he assaulted his wife by slamming her head on to a kitchen counter top, that he attacked his wife’s friend Shannon Policano and that he threatened to kill both of them if they went to police.

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