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July-Dec. 2018 Recap: Parolees in Chicago convicted of crimes against the government

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By West Cook News | Jul 24, 2019

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There were two offenders convicted of crimes against the government released on parole in Chicago during the second half of 2018, according to Illinois Department of Corrections data obtained by the West Cook News.

The data shows that both of the released offenders in Chicago were men. The younger parolee was a 37-year-old man sentenced in 2018. The other was a 41-year-old man sentenced in 2017.

The offender who was incarcerated the longest was Angkham Souvongkham. He was convicted of a crime against the government in 2017 when he was 39 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 cities in Illinois with the most paroled offenders during the second half of 2018 who were convicted of crimes against the government.

Prisoners convicted of crimes against the government paroled in July-Dec. 2018

City
Total # of Parolees
% Women
% Men
Median Age
Chicago
2
0%
100%
39
Bloomington
1
0%
100%
57
Rockford
1
0%
100%
30
Quincy
1
0%
100%
51
Ottawa
1
0%
100%
51
Nashville
1
0%
100%
33
Lisle
1
0%
100%
26
Elgin
1
0%
100%
38
Effingham
1
0%
100%
27
Charleston
1
0%
100%
36
Venice
1
0%
100%
31

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