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2018 Parolees Recap: Who was paroled in Hancock County?

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By Local Labs News Service | Jun 18, 2019

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There were 24 offenders released on parole during 2018 that live in Hancock County, according to Illinois Department of Corrections data obtained by West Central Reporter.

The data shows that 22 men and two women were released in Hancock County. The median age of the parolees was 37. The youngest parolee was a 21-year-old man convicted of a crime involving drugs in 2018, and the oldest was a 63-year-old man convicted of a crime involving alcohol in 2016.

The offender who had been incarcerated the longest was David Adams. He was convicted of a crime involving one or more weapons in 2014 when he was 23 years old. He is now 28.

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 Hancock County municipality.

Municipality
Total 2018 Parolees
% convicted for sex crimes
% convicted for homicide
% convicted for drug-related crimes
Augusta
2
0%
0%
50%
Carthage
6
0%
0%
33.3%
Dallas City
4
0%
0%
50%
Hamilton
4
0%
0%
50%
La Harpe
2
0%
0%
0%
Nauvoo
3
0%
0%
0%
Niota
1
0%
0%
0%
Warsaw
2
0%
0%
50%

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