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Court sentences convicted arsonist in Brainerd house fire


Convicted arsonist Ronnie Jerome

Jackson III was sentenced to 115 months in prison after his petition to delay or reduce the sentence was denied.

At the same time, the court granted the state’s request to deviate from sentencing guidelines for greater prison time.

Jackson was convicted of felony first-degree arson for setting a southeast Brainerd home on fire while a man was asleep inside.

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