The data shows that a man and woman were released in South Elgin. The younger parolee was a 28-year-old man sentenced in 2016. The other was a 55-year-old woman sentenced in 2018.
The offender who was incarcerated the longest was Thadeus J. Cortez. He was convicted of a crime involving drugs in 2016 when he was 26 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 shows the 50 cities in Illinois with the most paroled offenders in 2018 who were convicted of drug crimes.
Prisoners convicted of drug crimes paroled in 2018