Local food pantry reopens after being burglarized

Posted at 9:13 PM, Jul 03, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-03 22:13:21-04

The Salvation Army’s Food Pantry is back in business.  It closed two weeks ago after burglars stole food, donations and other items.
But now with the help of some public and private donations, food bags were once again ready to be distributed.
People were already lined up outside when the pantry re-opened this morning.

"Oh, it feels great. It feels great. I’m thankful, I’m thankful for every day. Even when there’s no food, i’m still thankful,"  said pantry patron, Gilbert Cantera. 

Thirty-six-year-old Richard Cavada is facing burglary charges.
police say he was arrested in connection with a break-in at the salvation army pantry that happened on Saturday.
They also believe he may be involved in other break-ins at the shelter.