RLRC Original | Louisiana's Rogue Sheriff

Season 16 | Episode 13
42m | May 21, 2024

In this Real Life, Real Crime episode, Woody delves into a true crime incident in Thibodeaux, Louisiana, in 1989 regarding the assassination attempt on Sheriff Duffy Breaux by Cyrus "Bobby" Tardo, resulting in severe injuries but Breaux's survival.

The failed plot involved a pipe bomb, with investigations uncovering Tardo's involvement and motives related to political rivalries. Perpetrators, including former police officers, faced legal consequences, with Tardo passing away in prison.


05:07 Louisiana's Rogue Sheriff

06:54 Cajun Culture Origins

07:01 Cajun Way of Life

09:21 Assassination Plot Unveiled

20:24 Investigation Unfolds

28:49 Plot Details Revealed

32:51 Aftermath and Reflection


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