Quantcast
Stolen Worcester armory guns found in NYC - Metro US

Stolen Worcester armory guns found in NYC

The weapons were reported stolen from the Lincoln Stoddard Army Reserve Center in Wor
Google Maps

Three of the military weapons stolen from a Worcester armory have been recovered in New York.

A homeless man discovered the firearms in a duffel bag while picking through bottles in a park near Yankee Stadium, according to multiple reports.

Sources told the New York Post on Saturday the unidentified man turned the bag over to police. Inside, officers found an M-4 rifle and two 9 mm pistols, among the cache reported missing from the Lincoln StoddardArmy Reserve Center on Saturday, Nov. 14, the Post reported.

RELATED: FBI: Weapons stolen from Worcester armory

Police have accused 34-year-old James Walker Morales, of Cambridge, of stealing the guns. The former army reservist was arrested Wednesday.

The FBI has alleged Morales broke into the armory through a window and drilled into the ceiling of a vault, according to MassLive. Authorities said DNA evidence and data from a GPS tracker Morales was wearing also placed him at the scene, MassLive reported.

More from our Sister Sites