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2018 Parolees Recap: Who was paroled in Logan County?

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By Local Labs News Service | Jun 20, 2019


There were 35 offenders released on parole during 2018 that live in Logan County, according to Illinois Department of Corrections data obtained by Sangamon Sun.

The data shows that 31 men and four women were released in Logan County. The median age of the parolees was 34. The youngest parolee was a 22-year-old man convicted of a crime against a person in 2015, and the oldest was a 54-year-old man convicted of a crime involving alcohol in 2017.

The offender who had been incarcerated the longest was Joshua Rydberg. He was convicted of a property crime in 2010 when he was 24 years old. He is now 33.

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 Logan County municipality.

Municipality
Total 2018 Parolees
% convicted for sex crimes
% convicted for homicide
% convicted for drug-related crimes
Atlanta
5
0%
0%
20%
Beason
3
0%
0%
33.3%
Elkhart
1
0%
0%
100%
Hartsburg
2
0%
0%
50%
Latham
1
0%
0%
0%
Lincoln
22
13.6%
0%
31.8%
Middletown
1
0%
0%
0%

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