Interim Police Chief named

IRON RIVER — An Interim Police Chief has been named for the City of Iron Riverís Police Department.

Iron River City Manager David Thayer announced today that Roy DíAntonio would assume duties of police chief for the city. The Watersmeet native has ten years of policing experience, including two stints with the Iron River Police Department. DíAntonio has been back with the department since 2015.

Thayer will continue to help manage the administrative side while DíAntonio focuses on the policing aspect. The search for a permanent replacement will commence this week. Thayer said he is hopeful he will find a replacement within the next four months.