CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Berkeley County deputies say a woman who was mistakenly released from jail last week has been captured.
Capt. Rick Ollic says 27-year-old Neely Blanchard has been arrested by U.S. Marshals in Pennsylvania. Neely was released on November 27 after a bail revocation order wasn't posted to her file.
Blanchard was previously arrested in May for taking her 4-year-old daughter from school. Blanchard doesn't have custody of the child, and she was charged with custodial interference. She also faced a drug possession charge.
Ollic said Blanchard posted $75,000 bail and was free for some time, but her bail was revoked at a Nov. 18 hearing.
When she was recently picked up on a charge of filing a police report, she again made bail. But, Ollic said, the revocation order should have prevented her release.
The order wasn't in her file, though. Ollic said the sheriff's office is investigating why the order wasn't in her file.