The data shows that a man and woman were released in Herrin. The younger parolee was a 25-year-old man sentenced in 2018. The other was a 41-year-old woman sentenced in 2017.
The offender who was incarcerated the longest was William R. Clark. He was convicted of a crime involving drugs in 2018 when he was 23 years old. He is now 25.
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 during the second half of 2018 who were convicted of drug crimes.
Prisoners convicted of drug crimes paroled in July-Dec. 2018