Genoa City Police

Media Release


On 02-25-15 the Genoa City Police Department received an anonymous complaint that a fugitive sex offender was in hiding at the Pebble Brook Apartments in Genoa City. Brandon Young, 33 YOA was identified via an online search through the Illinois Sex Offender Information web page. Additional evidence was forwarded that narrowed down the apartment that Young had been allegedly staying in since the beginning of February. Once apprehended, it was determined Young was staying in a location approximately 700 feet from the library, elementary school, and a daycare. Young was taken into custody, held at the Walworth County Jail, and was extradited to Kane County, Illinois on 03-11-15. On 03-12-15 Chief Balog recognized the efforts of Administrative Assistant Jennifer Hayes and Officer Jeffrey Sperandeo with commendations for their efforts in locating Young.

Chief Joseph A. Balog MSCJ

Click Here for external link to Illinois sex offender details of Brandon Young.