Tag: Darla Lapeyre

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Lapeyre released early from jail

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Port Isabel-South Padre PRESS A special hearing was held on Thursday, April 18, at approximately 11 a.m. in which suspended South Padre Island Economic Development Corporation Director Darla Lapeyre was released from jail, serving less than a month of her six months sentence after pleading guilty to negligent homicide. The hearing …

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BREAKING: Lapeyre suspended as EDC director

PRESS Staff Report One week after Darla Lapeyre was sentenced to six months in jail at a state facility for negligent homicide, board members of the City of South Padre Island Economic Development Corporation moved to suspend her as the entity’s executive director. After discussing the matter in executive session on Thursday, the board decided …

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EDC director gets six months in jail

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Special to the PRESS BROWNSVILLE – South Padre Island Economic Development Corporation Executive Director Darla Lapeyre was sentenced to six months in jail at a state facility Thursday for negligent homicide charges dating back to a Feb. 6, 2011 incident in which the vehicle she was driving struck and killed Michigan …

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Lapeyre seeks plea deal

By CRAIG ALANIZ Reporter/Photographer press@portisabelsouthpadre.com  A plea deal has been worked out for a fatal DWI case that happened on South Padre Island in February 2011. Darla Lapeyre is expected to plead guilty to negligent homicide in March. Jimmie Anklam, a tourist from Michigan visiting South Padre Island in 2011 when his motorcycle was hit …

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