The data shows that 85 men and eight women were released in St. Clair County. Of the parolees, two were veterans, and the median age was 38. The youngest parolee was a 21-year-old man sentenced for a property crime in 2015, and the oldest was a 64-year-old man sentenced for a crime against a person in 2017.
The offender who had been incarcerated the longest was Wendell E. Basquine. He was convicted of homicide in 1999 when he was 18 years old. He is now 38.
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 second quarter in each St. Clair County municipality.