Mandan News

Offenders currently living in Mandan

(l-r) Sheldon Gerry and Matthew Bitterman

(l-r) Sheldon Gerry and Matthew Bitterman

The Mandan Police Department has announced that Sheldon Gerry and Matthew Bitterman, registered sex offenders, are living in Mandan.

Gerry, 37, is living at Centre, Inc., located at 100 Sixth Ave. S.E. He is 6′ 0″ and 190 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.

On July 23, 2012, Gerry was found guilty in the U.S. District Court of Aberdeen, S.D., for sexual contact with a person incapable of consenting. As a result of this conviction, Gerry is required to register as a Sex Offender. He has not yet been assigned a risk level.

Bitterman, 31, recently moved to 3028 Memorial Highway in Mandan. He is also employed at 2201 Third St. S.E. Bitterman, listed by the department as a moderate level offender, is 6′ 3″ and 230 pounds, with brown hair and eyes.

In 2011, Bitterman was convicted in Ward County with corruption and solicitation of a minor. His victim was a 17-year-old female. As a result of this conviction, Bitterman is required to register as a sexual offender.

These individuals are not wanted by law enforcement at this time and have served their sentences imposed by the court.