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False report costs city, county over $57,000 to search Battery

CHARLESTON, SC -

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - The search for 2-year-old Rodricus Williams first started as a hoax on the Battery near downtown Charleston on Tuesday night.

Search and rescue crews from several different agencies assisted in the search which began around 8 p.m. Tuesday and ended at 7 a.m. Wednesday.

The search cost the city and county of Charleston more than $57,000 combined.

Charleston County contributed $14,000 to the search efforts which includes 360 man hours for the county rescue team, underwater recovery team, canine units, marine patrol, air search and EMS.

The city of Charleston more than $57,000. The search cost the U.S. Coast Guard $42,680.75 on the search, while the Charleston police department spent $13,690.38. The Charleston fire department spent $1,202.02 on the search.

There is no report yet on how much the search cost the Department of Natural Resources.

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