A final pre-trial conference has been scheduled in the theft and official misconduct case against the former treasurer of the Aledo Park District . The matter was continued today in Mercer County Circuit Court to December 23rd for 53 year old Rick Lee. He is facing Class 1 and Class 3 felony counts accusing him of misusing over $10,000 in Aledo Park District funds. Lee was arrested last February following an investigation by the Aledo Police Department and Illinois State Police. He is free on $50,000 bond.