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2018 Recap: Parolees in Zion convicted of crimes against justice

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By Local Labs News Service | Sep 20, 2019


There were two offenders convicted of crimes against justice released on parole in Zion during 2018, according to Illinois Department of Corrections data obtained by the Lake County Gazette.

The data shows that a man and woman were released in Zion. The younger parolee was a 31-year-old woman sentenced in 2017. The other was a 31-year-old man sentenced in 2018.

The offender who was incarcerated the longest was Desmond M. Jiles. He was convicted of a crime against justice in 2018 when he was 30 years old. He is now 31.

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 2018 who were convicted of crimes against justice.

Prisoners convicted of crimes against justice paroled in 2018

City
Total # of Parolees
% Women
% Men
Median Age
Chicago
167
4.8%
95.2%
35
Rockford
30
10%
90%
31
Decatur
14
0%
100%
34
Peoria
6
0%
100%
24
Waukegan
6
0%
100%
32
Kankakee
5
0%
100%
28
Joliet
5
0%
100%
30
Shelbyville
4
25%
75%
33
Maywood
4
0%
100%
29
Belleville
4
0%
100%
34
Danville
3
0%
100%
39
Chicago Heights
3
0%
100%
49
Dixon
3
0%
100%
37
Havana
3
33.3%
66.7%
35
Aurora
3
33.3%
66.7%
28
Sterling
3
0%
100%
26
Mount Vernon
3
0%
100%
36
Harvey
3
0%
100%
39
Calumet City
3
33.3%
66.7%
41
Granite City
3
0%
100%
37
Rock Island
3
0%
100%
30
Evanston
2
0%
100%
42
Des Plaines
2
50%
50%
45
Champaign
2
0%
100%
24
Dolton
2
0%
100%
30
Ottawa
2
0%
100%
24
Fairfield
2
0%
100%
36
Hazel Crest
2
0%
100%
32
East Saint Louis
2
0%
100%
34
Kewanee
2
50%
50%
28
Zion
2
50%
50%
31
Loves Park
2
0%
100%
23
Bellwood
2
0%
100%
27
Elgin
2
50%
50%
34
Bloomington
2
50%
50%
38
Vandalia
2
100%
0%
29
Matteson
2
0%
100%
40
Taylorville
2
0%
100%
31
Centralia
2
0%
100%
32
Charleston
2
0%
100%
27
Harvard
2
0%
100%
27
Springfield
2
0%
100%
33
Normal
1
0%
100%
30
Mount Olive
1
0%
100%
29
Pinckneyville
1
0%
100%
31
Olney
1
0%
100%
20
Murphysboro
1
0%
100%
26
Peru
1
0%
100%
38
Oak Park
1
0%
100%
28
Pekin
1
0%
100%
27

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