Bayonne man accused of trying to cash fake check for over 6k in Connecticut

25-year-old Steve O. Jones of Bayonne NJ has been arrested and charged with conspiracy to commit third-degree larceny, criminal attempt to commit third-degree larceny and issuing a bad check.

Mr. Jones is accused of entering the Citizens Bank and trying to cash a Citizens Bank check made to his name in the amount of $6,110 according to the report.

Jones has allegedly claimed that he was issued the check endorsed by ATS Equipment of Rhode Island, as payment for work he conducted through the Craigslist website. He was taken into custody without incident.

Jones is free on a $15,000 bond and is due in Superior Court at Middletown Oct. 25.