The Fargo Police Department is notifying the community that a registered sex offender, Colten Michael Pede, is residing at 734 College St N, Fargo, North Dakota. Pede was assessed as a HIGH RISK offender by the North Dakota Sex Offender Risk Assessment committee. The following information describes Pede and his offense:
Colten Michael Pede
35 years old, 5’10”, 260 lbs., blue eyes, blond hair
734 College St N
Fargo, North Dakota
Pede was convicted of Criminal Attempt in Grand Forks County District Court, North Dakota on February 13, 2008. Pede grabbed his victim from behind and held her down while he removed her clothes. She was able to escape to run to the bathroom but he caught her by the hair and forced her back to the living room. He was attempting to rape her when her friend kicked in the door and got Pede off the victim. The victim was a 30-year-old female. He is a lifetime registrant.
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