The Borger Police Department has a new Chief of Police.
In the regular meeting of the Borger City Council on Tuesday, November 19, the council voted to confirm Bruce Roberts as BPD Chief in a 3-2 split.
The motion to confirm was made by Council Member Charles Gillingham; and Councilman Marvin â€śBubbaâ€ť Dickson seconded. Mayor Jeff Brain joined Gillingham and Dickson while Councilwoman Brandy Callahan and Councilman Robert Vinyard voted against the motion.
Roberts has served as Captain in the BPD and has been in law enforcement for 30 years.
Fredric Michael â€śFreddyâ€ť Miranda died Sunday November 17 in Amarillo. Memorial service will be 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Minton Memorial Chapel under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
Freddy was born August 18, 1963 in Grand Rapids, MI. He had been employed by Rose Insulation and Iowa Beef Packers. He was a veteran of the Texas National Guard. He was a licensed minister, an Artist and loved sports, reading the bible, to work on cars and he loved learning about new things.