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DMV Director to Retire

Posted March 10, 2008

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— John Robinson, director of the DMV's License and Theft Bureau, has announced plans to step down June 14.

Robinson, 59, runs the division which investigates vehicle thefts and fraud as well as emissions inspections. He has been employed by the state for 21 years.

Robinson leaves just two weeks after two members of his 200-person staff were placed on leave as part of an investigation into the hiring of a friend of Robinson's. DMV Commissioner Bill Gore said the investigation and the timing of Robinson's retirement are unrelated.

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  • WHEEL Mar 10, 2008

    Only way to get rid of them is for them to resign or retire. No one EVER gets fired.

  • Timbo Mar 10, 2008

    Great job! Errr, not!

  • Armando de Cabana Boy Mar 10, 2008

    "Unrelated"- Yeah, right. He's bailing out before he loses his pension. He is the epitome of what's wrong at DMV!!!!!!

  • Dr. Dataclerk Mar 10, 2008

    I hope he has a good healty, enjoyable retirement. Be blessed. I will be glad when I can say those lovely words. :)

  • lilwil Mar 10, 2008

    I guess when the heat gets too hot for them, they retire...