2018 Parolees Recap: Who was paroled in Champaign?
The data shows that 108 men and 20 women were released in Champaign. Of the parolees, one is a veteran, and the median age is 35. The youngest parolee was a 20-year-old man sentenced for a crime involving one or more weapons in 2017, and the oldest was a 67-year-old man sentenced for a crime involving drugs in 2013.
The offender who had been incarcerated the longest was Jeremy Ferguson. He was convicted of homicide in 1998 when he was 21 years old. He is now 41.
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.