John Plunkett, 47, of New York City, N.Y., was charged May 20 at 6:42 a.m. with issuing a bad check.

He turned himself in at Westport police headquarters after being informed there was a warrant for his arrest stemming from an allegedly bad check totaling $7,200 he tried using at Redicut Carpets and Rugs at 1620 Post Road East.

Plunkett's bail was set at $7,200 and he is scheduled to appear June 1 in Norwalk Superior Court.