High-risk sex offender residing in Jamestown

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Dean Benter
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The Jamestown Police Department has announced that a convicted high-risk sex offender is residing in Jamestown.

Dean Allen Benter, 54, lives at 1530 6th Ave. SW, Buffalo Motel, room 34. He drives a dark green 1993 Ford pickup with South Dakota license 29733V and a white 1994 International truck with a North Dakota notary sticker.

Benter was assigned a high-risk assessment by the North Dakota risk level committee, Office of the Attorney General.

Benter is on parole with North Dakota Parole and Probation.

Benter was convicted on six counts of possession of prohibited materials in 2021 in Barnes County District court. He received 18 months with 64 days credit for time served.


Benter is not wanted by law enforcement. For more information on sex offenders, go to

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