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2018 Parolees Recap: Who was paroled in Putnam County?

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By Local Labs News Service | Jun 18, 2019

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There were six offenders released on parole during 2018 that live in Putnam County, according to Illinois Department of Corrections data obtained by Illinois Valley Times.

The data shows that all of the released offenders in Putnam County were men. The median age of the parolees was 33. The youngest parolee was a 21-year-old man convicted of a property crime in 2017, and the oldest was a 47-year-old man convicted of a crime involving drugs in 2004.

The offender who had been incarcerated the longest was Jason W. Pruitt. He was convicted of a crime involving drugs in 2004 when he was 32 years old. He is now 47.

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 Putnam County municipality.

Municipality
Total 2018 Parolees
% convicted for sex crimes
% convicted for homicide
% convicted for drug-related crimes
Granville
2
0%
0%
50%
Hennepin
2
0%
0%
100%
Putnam
2
0%
0%
0%

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