Junction City man arrested in connection to May 21 officer-involved shooting
JUNCTION CITY, Kan. (KWCH) - The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI), along with the Topeka Police Department and the Geary County Sheriff’s Office, arrested a man connected to an officer-involved shooting on May 21.
Carlton W. Solton Jr., 36, of Junction City, was arrested on Tuesday, June 7, at approximately 9:15 p.m. after he was discharged from Stormont Vail Hospital in Topeka. Solton was arrested for two counts of aggravated assault, three counts of aggravated assault of a law enforcement officer, and for criminal use of weapons.
Following the arrest, Solton was transported to the Geary County Detention Center. His bond was set at $50,000.
The investigation is ongoing. Once the investigation concludes, case findings will be submitted to the Geary County Attorney for review.
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