MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A 29-year-old man has been arrested in connection to an arson fire at a south Minneapolis home once owned by Gov. Mark Dayton, according to authorities.

Jeron Patterson is currently in custody at the Hennepin County Jail.

He has been charged with arson in connection with the fire that occurred in the early morning hours of July 2 at the home, which is located on the 4200 block of Harriet Parkway.

The fire caused minimal damage to the residence.

More information is expected Tuesday.

Comments (2)
  1. HooDatIS? says:

    jeron? is he one of those tea party people
    i heard they been wanting to burn down gov dayton home
    so dumb he moved losers

  2. Redneck Purist says:

    Probably a dem. If it was a Tea Partier the media would be all over it. It’s gotten to be pretty routine stuff for them to stage things like this. You notice the story doesn’t talk about the guys motivation or political affiliation. Interesting.

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