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2018 Parolees Recap: Who was paroled in Dekalb County?

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By Local Labs News Service | Jun 16, 2019


There were 67 offenders released on parole during 2018 that live in Dekalb County, according to Illinois Department of Corrections data obtained by Sangamon Sun.

The data shows that 61 men and six women were released in Dekalb County. The median age of the parolees was 32. The youngest parolee was a 20-year-old man convicted of a property crime in 2017, and the oldest was a 55-year-old woman convicted of a crime against one or more children in 2017.

The offender who had been incarcerated the longest was Rodrigo Enriquez. He was convicted of homicide in 2003 when he was 31 years old. He is now 47.

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 Dekalb County municipality.

Municipality
Total 2018 Parolees
% convicted for sex crimes
% convicted for homicide
% convicted for drug-related crimes
Cortland
1
0%
0%
0%
Dekalb
29
0%
0%
41.4%
Genoa
4
0%
0%
25%
Kirkland
2
0%
0%
0%
Sandwich
13
0%
7.7%
38.5%
Somonauk
1
0%
0%
0%
Sycamore
16
0%
6.2%
12.5%
Waterman
1
0%
0%
0%

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