A man was taken into custody in McCracken County for cashing checks in an elderly person’s name. On May 7, 2019 police learned that a total of eight checks were cashed in an elderly resident’s name. She was a resident of McCracken County. The man cashed checks in her name that totaled amounts of $80 to $360. The checks had been cashed since March 21, 2019. The man responsible for cashing the checks was identified as 38 year-old Jose Vasquez. He was taken into police custody on Monday on a charge of criminal possession of a forged instrument second degree. He was taken to the McCracken County Jail.