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Wednesday, October 16, 2019

2018 Parolees Recap: Who was paroled in Clay County?

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By East Central Reporter Reports | Jun 16, 2019


There were 24 offenders released on parole during 2018 that live in Clay County, according to Illinois Department of Corrections data obtained by East Central Reporter.

The data shows that 18 men and six women were released in Clay County. The median age of the parolees was 38. The youngest parolee was a 24-year-old man convicted of a property crime in 2017, and the oldest was a 67-year-old man convicted of a crime involving drugs in 2015.

The offender who had been incarcerated the longest was Douglas L. Andruss. He was convicted of a crime involving drugs in 2015 when he was 62 years old. He is now 67.

Under state law, paroled offenders are still in legal custody of the IDOC, meaning they can be taken back to a correctional center at any time if the state has probable cause or a warrant.

The table below gives a breakdown of how many offenders were paroled in 2018 in each Clay County municipality.

Municipality
Total 2018 Parolees
% convicted for sex crimes
% convicted for homicide
% convicted for drug-related crimes
Clay City
4
0%
0%
25%
Flora
6
0%
0%
0%
Louisville
8
0%
0%
12.5%
Xenia
6
0%
0%
33.3%

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