Arrest made in Lemoore honey oil explosion

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The explosion rocked the Travelodge hotel and injured at least three people inside the room where the operation was taking place. The powerful explosion blew the door clean off. (KFSN)

Shortly after being released from the hospital, Lemoore Police detectives arrested a man in connection with a butane honey oil explosion that happened one month ago.

The explosion rocked the Travelodge hotel and injured at least three people inside the room where the operation was taking place. The powerful explosion blew the door clean off.
One month later, the hotel room is still boarded up while it gets cleaned up.

Police say the early morning explosion was caused by a butane honey oil lab going on inside the room. "I mean to do it right there in a hotel, a crowded hotel, is extremely dangerous, and we won't have that here," said Lemoore Police Detective Brandon Cooper.

Lemoore Police arrested Christian Villalobos after he was released from the hospital later that day.

Two days ago, detectives arrested William Boyajian after he was released from Community Regional Medical Center in Fresno. Police say he admitted to being inside the hotel room when the explosion happened. But they're still looking for Anthony Dominguez, also believed to have been involved in the operation.

He was seen running from the scene on surveillance video.

Police ask anyone with information on his whereabouts to call them. "It's extremely important. He's a dangerous individual in this community and we're dedicating a lot of resources right now to locate him," Cooper said.

Dominguez is wanted for manufacturing a controlled substance, arson, conspiracy to commit a crime, and child endangerment. A 15-year-old boy was also inside the room when the explosion happened.

He was also injured, but not arrested. Lemoore police say he was a victim in this case.
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