High risk sex offender moves to Fargo

Photo By: Fargo Police Department
Photo By: Fargo Police Department

The Fargo Police Department is notifying the community that a registered sex offender, Epifanio Walker Benitez Jr., registered at 727 14 St N , Fargo, ND.  Benitez has been assessed as a high-risk offender by the North Dakota Risk Assessment Committee.  The following information describes Benitez and his offense:

Epifanio Walker Benitez Jr.

50 years old, 5’7”, 182 lbs., brown eyes, brown hair

727 14 St N (Redemption Road)

Fargo, North Dakota

 Benitez was convicted on January 2, 2002 in Burleigh County District Court ND of Gross Sexual Imposition.  The victim was a 14 year old female.   He was also convicted on June 2, 1997 in Ward County District Court ND of Corruption/Solicitation of a Minor.  The victim was a 17 year old female.  He is a lifetime registrant.