The data shows that 10 men and two women were released in Charleston. Of the parolees, one is a veteran, and the median age is 36. The youngest parolee is a 21-year-old man sentenced for crimes involving drugs in 2016, and the oldest is a 48-year-old man sentenced for crimes involving alcohol in 2017.
The offender who had been incarcerated the longest is Steven D. Easton. He was convicted of crimes involving drugs in 2010 when he was 35 years old. He is now 43.
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 shows the 50 cities in Illinois with the most paroled offenders in the first quarter.