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Q1 2019 Recap: Parolees in Joliet convicted of crimes involving alcohol

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By Local Labs News Service | Jul 13, 2019


There were three offenders convicted of crimes involving alcohol released on parole in Joliet during the first quarter, according to Illinois Department of Corrections data obtained by the Will County Gazette.

The data shows that two men and one woman were among the parolees. The median age of the parolees sentenced for crimes involving alcohol was 54. The youngest parolee was a 43-year-old man sentenced in 2017, and the oldest was a 72-year-old man sentenced in 2016.

The offender who was incarcerated the longest was Jose Raya. He was convicted of a crime involving alcohol in 2016 when he was 69 years old. He is now 72.

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 crimes involving alcohol.

Prisoners convicted of crimes involving alcohol paroled in Q1 2019

City
Total # of Parolees
% Women
% Men
Median Age
Chicago
88
4.6%
95.5%
44
Kankakee
19
0%
100%
39
Rockford
12
16.7%
83.3%
46
Decatur
8
0%
100%
43
Springfield
7
0%
100%
49
Champaign
5
20%
80%
42
Peoria
4
0%
100%
38
Cicero
3
0%
100%
44
Aurora
3
0%
100%
33
Freeport
3
33.3%
66.7%
45
Joliet
3
33.3%
66.7%
54
Blue Island
3
33.3%
66.7%
37
Bloomington
3
0%
100%
38
Saint Charles
3
0%
100%
37
Elgin
3
0%
100%
50
Waukegan
3
0%
100%
43
Dekalb
2
0%
100%
35
Harvey
2
0%
100%
34
Elmhurst
2
0%
100%
47
Riverside
2
0%
100%
61
Romeoville
2
0%
100%
32
Rolling Meadows
2
50%
50%
42
Hampshire
2
0%
100%
51
Geneva
2
0%
100%
48
Urbana
2
0%
100%
53
Berwyn
2
0%
100%
45
Melrose Park
2
0%
100%
40
West Chicago
2
0%
100%
35
Wheeling
2
0%
100%
32
Woodstock
2
50%
50%
47
Washington
2
50%
50%
44
Calumet City
2
0%
100%
43
Chicago Heights
2
0%
100%
53
Oswego
1
0%
100%
32
Quincy
1
0%
100%
24
Moro
1
0%
100%
39
Morris
1
100%
0%
50
Park Ridge
1
0%
100%
57
Palos Park
1
0%
100%
41
Princeton
1
0%
100%
36
Peru
1
100%
0%
33
Naperville
1
0%
100%
43
Ottawa
1
0%
100%
59
Pontiac
1
0%
100%
39
Plainfield
1
0%
100%
49
Oak Park
1
0%
100%
34
Richmond
1
0%
100%
42
Robinson
1
0%
100%
33
White Hall
1
0%
100%
29
Zion
1
0%
100%
33

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