On Thursday, Feb. 7, the Aledo Police Department assisted by the Illinois
State Police Zone 2 Investigations, opened an investigation into public funds (Aledo Park District) allegedly being used for personal use. The investigation led to the arrest of Richard D. Lee, 52, of Aledo. Mr. Lee was charged with Ct. 1 Felony Theft and Ct. 2 Official Misconduct with the bond set at $50,000.
Mr. Lee posted the required bond and was released with a pending court date.
This is an on-going investigation.
For additional information contact J. Michael Sponsler, Chief of Police at (309) 582-2330