Police charged 59-year-old Jimmy Guillen with arson and aggravated burglary among other charges. They said the investigation is still active, and his whereabouts are not known.
Police say in the days leading up to the fire at Walmart, Guillen was questioned for a separate incident where a fire was started at a field near the store, police believe he also started that fire. That same day, officers were called to the Lowe’s in Clovis for a suspicious man. Officers recognized Guillen from the surviellance videos from the store.
The fire, which started just after 3:30 in the morning on Sunday, has kept Walmart closed all week.
If you have any information about Guillen or the fire, you’re asked to contact the police department at 575-769-1921. A Tip411 program can be found on this website.