The data shows that 18 men and four women were released in Kewanee. Of the parolees, one is a veteran, and the median age is 38. The youngest parolee was a 24-year-old man sentenced for a crime against a person in 2017, and the oldest was a 71-year-old man sentenced for a crime involving alcohol in 2015.
The offender who had been incarcerated the longest was Carlos Lewis. He was convicted of homicide in 2001 when he was 23 years old. He is now 41.
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.