SANTA MONICA, Calif. (CBS/AP) –According to Bob Orr of CBS News, law enforcement sources said a search of Bulger’s apartment turned up nearly 30 guns, including two shotguns, and an assortment of handguns.

One clear plastic bag removed Thursday morning contained boxes of .357 Magnum bullets, and another bag was labeled miscellaneous firearms and accessories, the AP reported.

In addition, a large stash of cash was recovered, CBS News reports it totaled about $800,000. The FBI confirmed Thursday night that they also seized a number of fake IDs from the home.

The Scene: Whitey Bulger’s Home In Santa Monica, California


It’s still not clear how long Bulger and Greig were living in Santa Monica.

“We have no reason to believe he has not been there for some degree of time,” DesLauriers said.

Orr spoke at length to WBZ NewsRadio 1030:

Sources told Orr that it appears that Bulger and Grieg had been living there for “some time” though the stockpile of cash in the apartment indicated that they were ready to move when necessary.

Sources told Orr that when Bulger was arrested outside the apartment, he did not resist but was “verbally combatitive.”

Photos: Whitey Through The Years

“He eventually settled down and has been speaking with authorities. It’s not clear that he has offered anything of substance,” Orr said.

whiteybulgerhat Weapons, Ammo, Fake IDs, $800K In Cash Found In Whitey Bulgers Apartment

FILE - This is an undated handout file photo the FBI released in this Dec. 30, 1998 showing reputed Boston mobster and fugitive Whitey Bulger. (AP Photo/FBI Handout, File)

He added that it seems that Bulger and Greig were living on their own with no obvious network of supporters, but that part of the investigation is continuing.

Timeline: A Life Of Crime

Authorities have not revealed the name of the tipster. There was a $2 million reward out for information leading to Bulger’s arrest and $100,000 for Greig.

Bulger lived on the third floor of The Princess Eugenia, a three-story, 28-unit building of one and two-bedroom apartments three blocks from a bluff that overlooks the Pacific Ocean.

Comments (3)
  1. Ellen says:

    Is this going to be the never ending story in Boson. Bulger is arrested, his girlfriend along with him, and have been hearing about this all day long. Any other news out there, or is this it.

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