This is a contradictory dream. See yourself convicted in a dream, and you’ll soon see yourself prosper. See a convict escape and you should ready yourself for some ups and downs.... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation
To see a convict in your dream indicates that an aspect of yourself is unable to freely express itself.
If you dreamed that you were a convict, some situation or relationship is making you feel restricted. You may be experiencing a loss of freedom in some area of your life. Alternatively, the dream may represent feelings of shame and guilt - and the message is, stop punishing yourself!... My Dream Interpretation
Material aspects: To receive a conviction, therefore, means to be at the mercy of other people’s opinions, whereas convincing someone means that we have converted them to our way of thinking.... Dream Meanings of Versatile