Biological father in baby Veronica custody battle bonds out of Okla. jail

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SALLISAW, Okla. – The biological father in the middle of baby Veronica’s adoption battle has bonded out of a Sequoyah facility Monday morning.

According to Chrissi Nimmo, Assistant Attorney General for the Cherokee Nation, Dusten Brown did not attend the emergency hearing in Cherokee Nation tribal court Monday, he was in custody.

The National Guard released 3-year-old Veronica’s biological father to come back to Oklahoma after a warrant was issued for his arrest.

Brown was wanted for not showing up to transfer custody of baby Veronica back to her adoptive parents in South Carolina, Matt and Melanie Capobianco.

They raised Veronica for just more than the first two years of her life.

Veronica’s adoptive father said he is willing to come to Oklahoma to get his legally adopted daughter, Veronica.

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