Two Arrested for Car Breaks, Stolen Credit Cards at New Bedford McDonald’s
NEW BEDFORD — New Bedford Police arrested two people with lengthy criminal histories Sunday in connection with a vehicle break-in at the McDonald's located at 486 County Street, and the theft and subsequent use of stolen credit cards.
Betsy Lambiase, 49, of 347 South Second Street, New Bedford, was charged with breaking and entering into a vehicle, receiving a stolen credit card and improper use of a credit card over $250 after she broke into a vehicle at the McDonald’s.
This arrest comes 10 days after she was arrested February 15 and charged with armed robbery for robbing a man at knifepoint in the 700-block of Purchase Street.
She has a lengthy criminal record, including 46 adult arraignments in Massachusetts.
Lambiase was released without bail by Judge Robert Ovoian following her Feb. 15 arrest, despite her lengthy record. She is being held on $500 bail by Judge Bernadette Sabra following Sunday's arrest. Lambiase has not made bail.
The second person arrested in connection with the Feb. 25 break-in, Jesse Ray Rebelo, 38, of 119 Griffin Court, New Bedford, was charged with receiving a stolen credit card, improper use of a credit card over $250, furnishing a false name, and on two warrant arrests.
Rebelo also has a lengthy criminal record, including 35 adult arraignments. He served time in prison for unarmed robbery, possession of a firearm, threats and armed robbery.
He is being held on $1,000 bail by Judge Sabra. He has not made bail, and his next court date is March 19.
--New Bedford Police