A convicted sex offender was arrested after police found him living at a home nearby the playground of a park in Crystal Lake, court documents show.
Bradley R. Johnson, 34, of Crystal Lake, was charged with failure to register as a sex offender, a Class 3 felony, and child sex offender residing near playground or daycare, a Class 4 felony.
A criminal complaint filed in McHenry County Circuit Court alleges Johnson intentionally failed to register in accordance with the Child Sex Offender Registration Act.
The complaint said that Johnson has been residing at a residence in the 1300 block of Teakwood Lane in Crystal Lake for approximately four months.
Johnson did not register with the Crystal Lake Police Department as living at the residence, which he is required to do within three days after establishing residence at a new location.
The home on Teakwood Lane is within 500 feet of a playground at Lippold Park in Crystal Lake, the complaint said.
State records show Johnson is a convicted sex offender for a case out of Cook County where he traveled to meet a minor.
The victim was 15 years old at the time and Johnson was 29.
Officers arrested Johnson on Saturday and transported him to the McHenry County Jail.
He was released from custody after posting 10% of his $15,000 bond, court records show.
A status of preliminary hearing is scheduled for September 27.