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Coeur d’Alene police ID eight in massive burglary ring

Coeur d’Alene police have four people in custody and are looking for four more in connection with a massive burglary ring.

Detectives today obtained arrest warrants for eight people believed to be responsible for numerous daytime home-invasion burglaries that have occurred in Coeur d’Alene, Post Falls, Rathdrum, Hayden, Sandpoint and Spokane.

Joseph A. Lynch, 29, Jesse A. Williamson, 27 and Kathleen E. Kelly, 29, all of Coeur d’Alene, are wanted for various theft-related charges, said Sgt. Christie Wood, spokeswoman for the Coeur d’Alene Police Department. Police are also looking for Susan N. Burke, alias Susan Church, 50, of Spokane.

Emily A. Lynch, 28, of Coeur d’Alene, is already in custody in Kootenai County, as well as Heather D. Yao, alias Heather Perry, 31, Adam C. Ramirez III, 29, and Kasie D. Gordon, 25, all of Post Falls. Yao was in custody for a felony hit and run. Ramirez is on parole for a 2009 home invasion robbery.

Bond is $100,000 for all.

“This group of thieves invaded the homes of multiple victims and took not only their belongings but their sense of security,” Chief Wayne Longo said in a news release. “I am proud of the officers that worked so hard to arrest these individuals.”

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of those still at large is asked to call the Coeur d’Alene Police Department at (208) 769-2320.

Anyone who believes they were a victim of a burglary should visit www.facebook.com/cdapd to view photos of recovered property.



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