Posted on Nov 20, 2015
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This news is from Stars and Stripes. I heard about this a few weeks ago. The doofus still had his GPS bracelet on. That's why crooks are called stupid, because they are. Now, not only a rapist is off the streets, a crook is too.
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BOSTON — A former Army reservist out on bail on a child rape charge broke into a Massachusetts armory last weekend and stole 16 guns, the FBI said Thursday, and he got caught because he was wearing a GPS monitoring bracelet.

James Walker Morales, 34, of Cambridge, was arrested Wednesday on Long Island, New York. He's scheduled to make an appearance in federal court on Friday in Brooklyn, according to the FBI.

Six M4 assault rifles and 10 Sig Sauer M11 handguns were stolen from the Lincoln Stoddard Army Reserve Center in Worcester last weekend. Surveillance video from a nearby business shows a man making several trips between the reserve center and a vehicle parked nearby over a six-hour period Saturday night into Sunday morning. On several occasions, he can be seen carrying duffel bags.

The FBI has said that the theft is not related to terrorism, but officials did not disclose a possible motive.

Morales gained access to the facility through a kitchen window, and then broke into the gun vault by climbing on top of it and using a cutting tool and pry bar to get through several layers of metal and wood, the FBI affidavit says.

The electronic monitoring bracelet placed Morales "directly inside" the facility, and blood left at the scene matched his DNA, the FBI said. He cut off the bracelet Monday but was tracked to New York through his cellphones, authorities said.

Morales had last been seen at the Worcester facility last Thursday to obtain copies of his discharge papers. Federal authorities described him as a former Army reservist but did not provide any additional information on his service and did not say whether the guns had been recovered.

In May, Morales was charged with aggravated rape of a child and indecent assault and battery on a person under the age of 14, according to Allison Brown, assistant district attorney in Middlesex County. The circumstances of that case were not immediately available.

Morales now also faces federal charges of unlawful possession of a machine gun, unlawful possession of stolen firearms, and theft of government property. It could not immediately be determined if he has a lawyer who could comment on his behalf.

http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local/Army-Reserve-Facility-Theft-James-Morales-Arrest-Handgun-Stolen-351771921.html#
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TSgt Marco McDowell
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Don't shoot a guy for a traffic violation, shoot scumbags like this. How was he even out on bail?
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Good question TSgt Marco McDowell .
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SSG Property Book Nco
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Because it's Massachusetts. They want to be nice to everyone and give everyone a second chance. Yes, even accused rapists.
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This is one stupid MF'er.
Got to give him points for figuring a way to get into the vault and abscond with the weapons, then take them away because the knucklehead had his GPS monitoring bracelet on.
Dumbass.
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Yeah, that's why they're called stupid, but this guy is Stuuupid.
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MAJ Armored Combat Command Commander
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I have always felt some insider stole the guns.
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It had to be an inside job. Crooks just aren't that smart to figure out how to get in an armory vault.
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MAJ Armored Combat Command Commander
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SGT (Join to see) - I hated doing sensitive items check for an Armor BN. It took me a whole day even with a helper.
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MAJ (Join to see), But I'll bet nobody stole anything from your Bn.
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