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2018 Parolees Recap: Who was paroled in Franklin County?

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By Local Labs News Service | Jun 15, 2019


There were 69 offenders released on parole during 2018 that live in Franklin County, according to Illinois Department of Corrections data obtained by North Egypt News.

The data shows that 49 men and 20 women were released in Franklin County. Of the parolees, three were veterans, and the median age was 37. The youngest parolee was a 22-year-old man convicted of a crime against a person in 2018, and the oldest was a 64-year-old man convicted of a crime involving alcohol in 2016.

The offender who had been incarcerated the longest was Daniel W. Maxwell. He was convicted of a crime involving drugs in 2005 when he was 25 years old. He is now 39.

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 2018 in each Franklin County municipality.

Municipality
Total 2018 Parolees
% convicted for sex crimes
% convicted for homicide
% convicted for drug-related crimes
Benton
19
5.3%
0%
42.1%
Christopher
9
0%
0%
33.3%
Coello
2
0%
0%
0%
Logan
1
0%
0%
0%
Royalton
2
0%
0%
100%
Sesser
3
0%
0%
66.7%
Thompsonville
2
0%
0%
50%
West Frankfort
25
0%
8%
32%
Zeigler
6
0%
0%
33.3%

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