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Jamestown Man Sentenced in Arson Case
JAMESTOWN A second person has been sentenced in an arson case in Jamestown.

Court records show Derek Lee Carlson pleaded guilty Tuesday under a plea agreement for causing the fire that destroyed a home in northwest Jamestown in November 2012.

Southeast District Judge Jay Schmitz sentenced Carlson to one year and one day in prison with all but sixty days suspended and credit for six days served. Carlson will be on probation for three years after his prison time and must pay fees and restitution totaling $10,700.

Carlson was accused of deliberately starting the fire that destroyed a home he co-owned with his estranged wife, Mary Kay Carlson. She was sentenced in January of this year to fifteen months in prison and three years of probation on charges related to the arson case.