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New Pointe Coupee sheriff Rene Thibodeaux sworn in Friday

2 years 3 days 1 hour ago Friday, June 26 2020 Jun 26, 2020 June 26, 2020 9:22 PM June 26, 2020 in News
Source: WBRZ

POINTE COUPEE- Pointe Coupee has a new sheriff in town.

Sheriff Rene Thibodeaux was sworn in Friday, June 26, at the Pointe Coupee Parish Courthouse.

Thibodeaux was elected in October of 2019, winning against the three-term incumbent Bud Torres.

He tallied 5,775 votes (58 percent) against 4,547 (42 percent) for Torres, according to the Louisiana Secretary of State’s Office.

“My grandfather was a chief of police in Fordoche and my dad worked 42 years, so I set out to do as many things as I could to prepare myself for this,” Thibodeaux said.

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