by Ivan Foley
The human resources director for Platte County faces a felony charge as a persistent DWI offender after what court documents indicate is her fourth alcohol-related arrest.
Mary Robinson, 43, the county’s HR director since 2009, was arrested most recently on a DWI charge in late June at a sobriety checkpoint in Platte City. Authorities say her blood alcohol content was .174, more than twice the legal limit of .08.
If convicted, punishment for the felony DWI charge as a persistent offender is up to four years in prison.
The felony charge came down last Wednesday afternoon after The Landmark had gone to press. It was reported as breaking news that day by The Landmark on Twitter @ivanfoley.
Robinson is free after posting 10% of a $10,000 bond last Wednesday. Special conditions of her bond include no consumption of alcohol, SCRAM alcohol monitoring system, and no driving “unless... For more on story.