Police: 140 guns recovered in Lumberland drug bust

Above: Investigators seized 134 long guns, four assault rifles, one electronic stun gun and two handguns from a Lumberland residence during a drug raid. Photo via the New York State Police.

Left: William Cropley. Photo via the New York State Police. 

Police seized a large cache of weapons and drugs on Friday, Jan. 30 during a raid on a home in a wooded area in the Sullivan County town of Lumberland, according to a press release from the New York State Police.

Investigators from the State Police and the Sullivan County District Attorney’s Office searched a house at 251 Haring Road  during the course of a narcotics investigation, police say. 

Left: Gina Cerciello. Photo via the New York State Police.  

They found heroin, marijuana and prescription drugs and 140 guns, including 134 long guns, four assault rifles and two handguns. They also found an electric stun gun.

"The two handguns and several of the long guns were reported stolen from Pennsylvania," police said in the press release.

The two residents of the home, 53-year-old William T. Cropley and 26-year-old Gina Cerciello, were charged with criminal possession of a weapon, criminal possession of a controlled substance, criminal possession of stolen property and unlawful possession of marijuana.

Cerciello was arraigned in Callicoon and is being held in the Sullivan County Jail on $15,000 bail. Cropley was arraigned in Highland and is being held on $75,000 bail.