WEST FARGO – A high risk sex offender reported a new address in West Fargo, West Fargo police reported on Friday June 11th.
Registered sex offender Robert James Rhode stated his address was 825 Main Ave. E. The North Dakota District Attorney’s Office listed Rhode as a high risk offender. It is the highest risk rating given by the office.
Rhode pleaded guilty to gross sexual indulgence in 2010 after raping a 64-year-old Grand Forks woman. He was sentenced to 20 years in prison.
Rhode had also previously been charged with four other offenses, including simple assault in 2009, the court records read.
Rhode is 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs 160 pounds, police reported.
Individuals with concerns about registered offenders are encouraged to contact West Fargo Police Department. The department “does not encourage or condone vigilante groups” against other residents, the statement said.