Suspect sought for stealing thousands from an elderly woman

Linda Nadeau (Photo Courtesy: Springfield Police Dept.)

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – An arrest warrant has been issued for a woman accused of stealing more than 10-thousand dollars from an elderly Springfield woman.

Springfield Police Sgt. John Delaney told 22News 58-year old Linda Nadaeu contacted the elderly woman who had advertised that she was selling her trailer.

Delaney said the victim allowed Nadaeu and her husband to stay with her after she convinced her she had fallen on hard times.

Delaney said Nadaeu had stolen the victim’s bank, debit and credit cards and withdrew more than 10-thousand dollars. The victim also told police Nadeau drugged her, causing her to pass out.

Police believe Nadeau is staying with her husband in a motel or hotel in the West Springfield, Springfield or Chicopee area.

If anyone knows where she is hiding please contact Detective Gormally at 413-787-6352 or call your local police department. If somebody knows her location they can also “Text-a-Tip”.

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