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Q4 2018 Parolees Recap: Who was paroled in Kankakee County?

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By Local Labs News Service | Jun 25, 2019


There were 111 offenders released on parole during the fourth quarter that live in Kankakee County, according to Illinois Department of Corrections data obtained by Kankakee Times.

The data shows that 110 men and one woman were released in Kankakee County. The median age of the parolees was 38. The youngest parolee was a 20-year-old man sentenced for a property crime in 2018, and the oldest was a 77-year-old man sentenced for homicide in 2004.

The offender who had been incarcerated the longest was Roberto Cervantes. He was convicted of homicide in 2000 when he was 18 years old. He is now 37.

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 the fourth quarter in each Kankakee County municipality.

Municipality
Total Q4 Parolees
% convicted for sex crimes
% convicted for homicide
% convicted for drug-related crimes
Kankakee
91
7.7%
3.3%
19.8%
Bourbonnais
5
0%
0%
40%
Manteno
4
0%
0%
0%
Saint Anne
3
0%
0%
33.3%
Bradley
3
0%
0%
0%
Momence
2
0%
0%
0%
Pembroke Township
2
0%
50%
50%
Chebanse
1
0%
0%
100%

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