Homeless man finds stolen Massachusetts armory guns near Yankee Stadium

23 Nov 2015 | Author: | No comments yet »

3 weapons stolen from armory found in Bronx trash can.

Three of the guns stolen from a Massachusetts armory earlier this month were found in a black garbage bag near Yankee Stadium in the Bronx on Friday morning, police told Newsday. A small cache of stolen military weapons was returned to its Army Reserve base after a homeless man rummaging for recyclables discovered a trash bag loaded with the iron in a Bronx park and alerted police, according to reports.NEW YORK (CBS) — There are new developments in a story that has kept investigators busy for several days after police say a man stole guns from a Worcester armory and then fled to New York.

James Walter Morales, 34, has been charged by the U.S. attorney’s office in Massachusetts with taking six M4 rifles and 10 Sig Sauer M11 9-mm. pistols from the Army reserve armory vault in Worcester on Nov. 14. Investigators later tracked down the suspect, 34-year-old Bronx man and Army reservist James Walker Morales, in Long Island and charged with the theft after his DNA was gleaned from the armory, CBS reported. FBI officials told Newsday that the 34-year-old suspect broke into the armory through a kitchen window, then used a power saw to cut a hole in the weapons vault.

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