Benton city administrator, former police chief arrested for sexual battery

BENTON, Kan. (KWCH) Butler County Sheriff's deputies arrested the Benton city administrator on Monday.

(Source: Butler County Sheriff's Office)

Sheriff Kelly Herzet confirms Charles Hefton, who was also the former Benton police chief, was arrested for sexual battery.

According to an online inmate search, Hefton has since bonded out of jail.

Eyewitness News plans to follow-up on the case on Tuesday to find exactly what evidence led investigators to make the arrest.