The Devils Lake Police Department has released information related to the registration of a sex offender in the city.

The Devils Lake Police Department has released information related to the registration of a sex offender in the city.

Police say that 31-year-old Court Christian Petersen, who was convicted of a crime involving a victim under age 16, will be residing at 609 7th St. NE. Petersen has been identified as a high risk offender by the Attorney General’s office.

DLPD says Petersen is not wanted by local law enforcement and has served his sentence.

The department released this statement: “This notification is not intended to increase fear in the community. It is the belief of the Devils Lake Police Department that an informed public is a safer public.”

Peterson has been designated by the court as a lifetime registrant.