2018 Parolees Recap: Who was paroled in Winnebago County?
The data shows that 533 men and 44 women were released in Winnebago County. Of the parolees, three were veterans, and the median age was 35. The youngest parolee was a 19-year-old man convicted of a crime against justice in 2018, and the oldest was a 73-year-old man convicted of a crime against one or more children in 2016.
The offender who had been incarcerated the longest was Raymond Panske. He was convicted of homicide in 1994 when he was 32 years old. He is now 57.
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 Winnebago County municipality.