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News 2 investigates - Custodial investigation cost for Charleston County Sheriff's Office

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The Finance Office for the Charleston County Sheriff's Office says it spent a total of $14,635.31 during their custodial investigation on the "Baby Veronica" case. Two trips were made to Oklahoma, escorting the child's adoptive parents, Matt and Melanie Capobianco.

Between August 29 and September 7, a total of $9,996.03 was spent on three deputies on the case.  Another $4,639.28 was spent between September 23rd through the 25th.

Here is a breakdown for the two trips.  

Airline………………………$ 5,642.99

Baggage Check……………$225.00

Lodging………………………$3,610.38

Weapons Check Fee……$144.00

Meals…………………………$1,013.88

Rental Car……………………$2000.94

Gas………………………………$303.23

Toll………………………………$1.50

Overtime…………………$1,333.26

Fringe Benefits……………$708.61

Other………………………….$58.48

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