Perham man to face arson charge for March house fire
A Perham man has been formally charged in connection with the March 4 fire that heavily damaged his Perham home.
Jeffrey Berns, 39, of Perham, has been charged with first degree arson in connection with the fire at his home at 258 4th Street Northwest. If convicted, Berns could get up to 20 years in prison or have to pay a $20,000 fine.
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