Coles County man arrested for starting fires at Mattoon Walmart

Local News

MATTOON, Ill. (WTWO/WAWV) — A Charleston, Ill. man was arrested for arson Saturday after authorities said he started two separate fires at the Mattoon Walmart.

According to Mattoon Police, 20-year-old Nicholas A. Wood was employed at the store when he allegedly intentionally set fire to a toilet seat paper dispenser on March 21 and a paper towel dispenser on March 27.

The store was closed to the public at the time of each incident.

Wood was transported to the Coles County Jail.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Don't Miss

More Don't Miss

Trending Stories