Convicted Sex Offender Back Behind Bars in Lake County

(Waukegan, IL)  A convicted sex offender in Lake County is back behind bars. Lake County Sheriff’s officials say Bryan Mendoza of Kenosha, was taken into custody in Waukegan back on February 14th. The 30-year-old was wanted on outstanding warrants for child pornography, and for violating the terms of his sex offender registration. According to Lake County Court records, mendoza was found guilty on criminal sexual abuse charges back in 2019, where was was sentenced to a year of periodic imprisonment, 2 years of probation and community service. Mendoza is now being held on a 300-thousand dollar bond, and is due back in court on March 10th.

Tim Vander Tuuk, WXLC News (2-23-22)