Sebastian man arrested again after stealing from Walmart

Matthew Joseph Card was arrested a third time in Sebastian, Florida.
Matthew Joseph Card was arrested a third time in Sebastian, Florida.

SEBASTIAN – A man who has been arrested multiple times in the last four months was arrested again on Wednesday for theft at the Sebastian Walmart.

Matthew Joseph Card, 20, was already out on bond for impersonating a police officer in February. In the past, Card was also arrested for Credit Card Fraud after buying a car using someone else’s American Express. He also used the same credit card to stay at the Pennwood Motor Lodge in Sebastian in January.

Card also had a recent warrant out for his arrest for using someone else’s identification, which was served Wednesday after he was caught stealing a cell phone at the Walmart in Sebastian.

Walmart staff said Card walked in and asked an employee for a pair of scissors. He then used the scissors and proceeded to cut the “spider wrap” off of the cell phone’s packaging. He then found a phone case and put both items in a bag.

According to video surveillance, Card is seen placing the phone and case into a bag and walking out of the store without paying for the items.

Card was transported to the Indian River County Jail where his bond was revoked.

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About Andy Hodges
Andy Hodges grew up in Jupiter, Florida where he began his career in radio and TV broadcasting for over 12 years. He would make a career change to computer programming. Andy spent seven years working for tech companies in Atlanta before moving to Indian River County in 2002. He returned to the news sector in 2005 as a writer. Andy joined Sebastian Daily in 2016 as our editor in chief.