Longmeadow B&E suspect arrested after foot chase

Billy Alicea-Cruz charged with 7 counts of B&E

Billy Alicea-Cruz (Photo Courtesy: Longmeadow Police Dept.)

LONGMEADOW, Mass. (WWLP) – Longmeadow Police arrested a breaking and entering suspects after about six cars were broken into on Sunday.

According to Longmeadow Police Sgt. Robert Stocks, officers went to Quinnehtuk Road around 9:30 p.m. Sunday after getting reports of two suspects attempting to break into cars.

When Detective Ewen MacEachern arrived, Sgt. Stocks said two male suspects fled on foot towards Frank Smith Road. MacEachern chased after the suspects and was able to apprehend 18-year-old Billy Alicea-Cruz of Springfield.

Photos: February Mug Shots

About six cars were broken into in the area of Quinnehtuk Road, said Sgt. Stocks. Taken from the cars were wallets, GPS units, satellite radio receivers, jewelry and money

Alicea-Cruz was charged with the following:

  • Breaking & Entering Nighttime for Felony (7 counts)
  • Malicious Damage
  • Receiving Stolen Property

Police were still searching for the second suspect, who was last seen running towards Twin Hills Country Club. Anyone with information on identity of the second suspect was asked to contact the Longmeadow Police Detective Bureau at 413-567-3311.