The data shows that both of the released offenders in Melrose Park were men. The younger parolee was a 23-year-old man sentenced in 2016. The other was a 27-year-old man sentenced in 2017.
The offender who was incarcerated the longest was Joel L. Delgado. He was convicted of a property crime in 2017 when he was 25 years old. He is now 27.
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 during the second half of 2018 who were convicted of property crimes.
Prisoners convicted of property crimes paroled in July-Dec. 2018