The Army today announced that it charged a 22-year-old private with the theft of more than $600,000 worth of equipment from his Joint Base Lewis-McChord Stryker brigade.
The Army would not say whether it believes Pvt. Nicholas Solt of Slatington, Pa., acted alone in an alleged scheme to steal and resell weapons accessories from his unit. Solt is under confinement at Lewis-McChord. The Army did not say when it arrested him.
“Our investigation remains ongoing,” Army Criminal Investigative Division spokesman Christopher Grey said.
Solt, 22, faces 59 years in prison if he’s convicted on six criminal charges including larceny of …