Dale LeBlanc, 45, of Stratford, was charged last Wednesday with issuing a bad check in Westport for the purchase of a vehicle, police said.

He paid for a 1969 Mercedes 280SEL with a $3,823 check from a closed account, police said.

LeBlanc was charged with issuing a bad check and released on $4,000 bond. He is scheduled to appear June 29 in Norwalk Superior Court.