CORCORAN — A Corcoran man was arrested Monday after he admitted to cashing more than $1,700 worth of fraudulent checks at local businesses, the Corcoran Police Department said.

On Aug. 31, 2016, police received reports of fraudulent checks being cashed at two different businesses in the city. Police said surveillance video showed Ricardo Campos Jr., 20, cashing two checks at the businesses.

Officers located Campos on Monday at a home in the 2500 block of Orange Avenue in Corcoran. During an interview, police said, Campos confessed to cashing both checks and using the money to buy narcotics.

Campos was booked into the Kings County Jail on suspicion of burglary and check fraud. He was arraigned Wednesday and remains in custody with bail set at $30,000.

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