Devils Lake Police Dept. releases sex offender info.

Staff reports

The Devils Lake Police Department has announced that a high-risk sex offender, Walter Joseph Grant, is currently residing at the Lake Region Residential Reentry Center, 225 W. Walnut Street in Devils Lake.

The information is released to the public in accordance with the N.D. Century Code, which requires law enforcement agencies to disclose to the public relevant and necessary registration information when a sexual offender registered under this section is a public risk and disclosure of the registration is necessary for public protection.

Grant is 53 years of age and is 5'6” and weighs 180 lbs. He has black hair and brown eyes.

Grant has been convicted of a crime against persons who were adult females. In accordance with North Dakota State Law, he must register as a sex offender. The risk level for Grant has been assessed as “high” and he is considered a “lifetime” registrant.

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.