Department of Public Safety official resigns

Edward "Sonny" Masso (Courtesy: DPS)

July 26, 2013 5:19:57 PM PDT
There's been another abrupt resignation in the North Carolina Department of Public Safety.

On Friday, Secretary Kieran Shanahan announced he is stepping down next week.

Chief Operating Officer Edward "Sonny" Masso announced Thursday that he was stepping down effective immediately.  

The retired Navy rear admiral was brought on by Shanahan in February.

No reason for the resignation was given.

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