Man Gets 2 Years For Setting Couch on Fire
A man who set a couch on fire in his north Fargo apartment after an argument with another tenant on Feb. 26 was sentenced Tuesday to two years in prison.
Jesse Jonathan Miller pleaded guilty in Cass County District Court to one count of endangering by fire or explosion, a Class C felony punishable by up to five years in prison and a $5,000 fine.
He was sentenced to two years in prison and three years of supervised probation, with credit for 192 days in jail since his arrest.
A psychological evaluation was ordered, and the restitution claims period was left open for 60 days, Assistant State’s Attorney Tracy Peters said.