(BBC News) A police helicopter was used to retrieve the lost wallet of the Alabama governor, at a reported cost to taxpayers of $4,000 (£2,800).
In late 2014, Robert Bentley left Tuscaloosa for his beach home five hours' drive away, but left his wallet.
He then asked his security to deliver it, a trip completed via state police helicopter, according to flight logs.
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Mr Bentley, who is facing calls to resign over a sex scandal, said he never asked for a helicopter.