The data shows that a man and woman were released in Waterloo. The younger parolee was a 36-year-old woman sentenced in 2018. The other was a 56-year-old man sentenced in 2015.
The offender who was incarcerated the longest was David A. Shelton. He was convicted of a crime involving drugs in 2015 when he was 52 years old. He is now 56.
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 drug crimes.
Prisoners convicted of drug crimes paroled in 2018