Ex-chief to get a pension hearing

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The Waltham Retirement Board unanimously voted Wednesday to summon former police chief Thomas LaCroix to their August meeting for a hearing, which will help them determine if he should receive his pension.

LaCroix filed paperwork to receive retirement benefits less than a month after he was convicted of twice assaulting his wife in their Maynard home last summer. He did not appear at Wednesday’s retirement meeting.

A Concord District Court jury found LaCroix guilty on June 26 of assaulting his wife Andrea last year. He resigned from his post July 10, the same day Judge J. Elizabeth Cremens sentenced him to a year and a half of probation.

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