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Arrest made in the case of vandalism at Luigi's Restaurant and Delicatessen in Bakersfield

Luigi's Restaurant and Delicatessen
Posted at 12:36 PM, Sep 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-05 20:48:07-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — An arrest has been made in the case of vandalism at Luigi's Restaurant and Delicatessen in Bakersfield.

According to the Bakersfield Police Department, 27-year-old Manuel Roque was arreted Wednesday for burglary and vandalism.

On Tuesday at around 10 p.m., the BPD responded to a break-in at Luigi's and found the front door smashed in. No one was found inside and they were unable to determine if anything had been taken.

At the time of the break-in, owner Gino Valpredo said something had to be done about the rash of vandalism hitting businesses downtown.

"It's just frustrating because I feel like there is soultions to be had because everyone truthfully fed up."

Roque faces charges of 2nd degree burglary as well as vandalism.