Several Boyle Heights residents wake up to slashed car tires

At least two dozen residents in Boyle Heights woke up Monday morning to discover their vehicle tires had been slashed by someone overnight.

Police say they have arrested 41-year-old Rafael Gomez on suspicion of slashing the tires of several vehicles in and around the 300 block of North Breed Street.

The vandalism occurred between 11 p.m. Sunday and 2 a.m. Monday, according to LAPD.

Gomez is behind bars. His bail was set at $30,000.