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2018 Parolees Recap: Who was paroled in Fulton County?

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By Local Labs News Service | Jun 18, 2019


There were 26 offenders released on parole during 2018 that live in Fulton County, according to Illinois Department of Corrections data obtained by Sangamon Sun.

The data shows that 21 men and five women were released in Fulton County. Of the parolees, one was a veteran, and the median age was 36. The youngest parolee was a 22-year-old woman convicted of a crime involving drugs in 2017, and the oldest was a 58-year-old man convicted of a crime against a person in 2016.

The offender who had been incarcerated the longest was Sterling L. Davis. He was convicted of a property crime in 2011 when he was 31 years old. He is now 39.

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 Fulton County municipality.

Municipality
Total 2018 Parolees
% convicted for sex crimes
% convicted for homicide
% convicted for drug-related crimes
Canton
13
0%
0%
15.4%
Cuba
1
0%
0%
0%
Fairview
1
0%
0%
100%
Farmington
1
0%
0%
0%
Lewistown
9
0%
0%
33.3%
London Mills
1
0%
0%
0%

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