According to the U.S. Coast Guard, an oil gas platform owned by Black Elk Energy exploded and caught fire around 9:30 a.m. on Friday, November 16. The Coast Guard confirms the fire was extinguished roughly one hour after the explosion.
A second offense DWI driver allegedly took police on a high speed chase through the streets of Eunice. As he was being booked for a handful of offense, he allegedly ripped a bench from the wall to which it was bolted.
Around seven different car break-ins have been reported just this past week. All of these reports have been in the side-by-side Martin Park and Belle Chase neighborhoods. A common denominator--the car doors were left unlocked