Jan.-June 2018 Recap: Parolees near Illinois zip code 60619 convicted of crimes involving weapons
The data shows that 51 men and two women were among the parolees. Of the parolees sentenced for crimes involving weapons, one is a veteran, and the median age is 30. The youngest parolee was a 19-year-old man sentenced in 2017, and the oldest was a 70-year-old man sentenced in 2012.
The offender who was incarcerated the longest was Adam Lemons. He was convicted of a crime involving one or more weapons in 2010 when he was 28 years old. He is now 36.
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 zips in Illinois with the most paroled offenders during the first half of 2018 who were convicted of crimes involving weapons.
Prisoners convicted of crimes involving weapons paroled during the first half of 2018