County Commissioner arrested for DWI, again

Mugshot courtesy Van Zandt Co. Sheriff's Office
Mugshot courtesy Van Zandt Co. Sheriff's Office

By Melanie Torre, Video Journalist - email

Posted by Elizabeth Thomas, Director of New Media Content - email

VAN ZANDT COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - Van Zandt County Commissioner Ricky LaPrade was arrested for DWI around 9:30 Sunday night.

Canton Police say LaPrade was pulled over for running a stop sign at FM 1255 and Interstate 20. A State Trooper was called to the scene to perform a field sobriety test.

The arrest came two days after LaPrade was arrested misapplication of fiduciary property on Friday, July 1st. LaPrade posted $10,000 bond Friday night.

This is the second time this year LaPrade has been arrested on DWI charges. The first was in April.

LaPrade posted $3,500 bond Monday morning at 10 a.m.