Coeur d’Alene Police have just announced a break in a serial rape investigation from 2003. They arrested 33-year-old Paul Hawkins at his workplace at 2 PM Friday and charged him with four counts of 1st Degree Rape. Coeur d’Alene Police Chief Wendy Carpenter joined officers from Post Falls and Rathdrum Friday afternoon to announce Hawkins’ arrest. He is charged with two rapes in Coeur d’Alene, one in Rathdrum and one in Spirit Lake and is a suspect in three other cases.
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