The data shows that both of the released offenders in Watseka were men. The younger parolee was a 23-year-old man sentenced in 2015. The other was a 41-year-old man sentenced in 2016.
The offender who was incarcerated the longest was Keenan A. Baker. He was convicted of a crime against a person in 2015 when he was 19 years old. He is now 23.
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 persons.
Prisoners convicted of crimes against persons paroled in 2018