Mercedes hires new police chief

1 year 3 weeks 2 hours ago Tuesday, July 27 2021 Jul 27, 2021 July 27, 2021 1:21 PM July 27, 2021 in News - Local
By: KRGV Staff

Mercedes received a new police chief, and it’s a sort of homecoming for police Chief Roy Anthony Quintanilha

Quintanilha is coming in to the job with more than three decades of experience.

He started in the Mercedes Police Department in 1982 before going on to work for the Hidalgo County Sheriffs Office. 

Quintanilha returns to replace former chief Jose Macias who left the department on December 2020.

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