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Q1 2018 Parolees Recap: Who was paroled in Edgar County?

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By East Central Reporter Reports | Jun 20, 2019


There were four offenders released on parole during the first quarter that live in Edgar County, according to Illinois Department of Corrections data obtained by East Central Reporter.

The data shows that all of the released offenders in Edgar County were men. The median age of the parolees was 35. The youngest parolee was a 22-year-old man sentenced for a property crime in 2017, and the oldest was a 40-year-old man sentenced for a crime involving drugs in 2016.

The offender who had been incarcerated the longest was Blair Brown. He was convicted of a crime involving drugs in 2016 when he was 37 years old. He is now 40.

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 the first quarter in each Edgar County municipality.

Municipality
Total Q1 Parolees
% convicted for sex crimes
% convicted for homicide
% convicted for drug-related crimes
Paris
3
0%
0%
33.3%
Chrisman
1
0%
0%
100%

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