Charleston building inspection employee arrested for embezzlement

Antonio Leroy Rutledge (provided)

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV)-- A City of Charleston employee was arrested on embezzlement charges Wednesday.According to Charleston police, 29-year-old Antonio Leroy Rutledge of North Charleston was working with the City of Charleston Building Inspection Division.

He is accused of embezzling about $4,000 from the city for his personal use over a span of three months.

Rutledge was given a $25,000 surety bond in court on Thursday.

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