Q1 2019 Recap: Parolees in Springfield convicted of drug crimes
The data shows that 15 men and two women were among the parolees. Of the parolees sentenced for drug crimes, one is a veteran, and the median age is 39. The youngest parolee was a 22-year-old man sentenced in 2017, and the oldest was a 60-year-old man sentenced in 2017.
The offender who was incarcerated the longest was Gregory Scott. He was convicted of a crime involving drugs in 2013 when he was 46 years old. He is now 52.
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 cities in Illinois with the most paroled offenders in Q1 2019 who were convicted of drug crimes.
Prisoners convicted of drug crimes paroled in Q1 2019