2018 Parolees Recap: Who was paroled in Jonesboro?
The data shows that both of the released offenders in Jonesboro were men. The younger parolee was a 25-year-old man sentenced for a crime involving drugs in 2017. The other was a 33-year-old man sentenced for a crime against a person in 2017.
The offender who had been incarcerated the longest was James L. Smith. He was convicted of a crime against a person in 2017 when he was 31 years old. He is now 33.
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.