COEUR D'ALENE -- Northern Idaho authorities have arrested five people and are seeking two others who police say played a role in burglarizing some 80 residences to pay for methamphetamine, heroin and Oxycontin.

The Spokesman-Review reports that Police on Wednesday arrested 22-year-old Steven R. Keniston, 23-year-old James E. Porter, and 20-year-old Melissa A. Roos on suspicion of burglary and theft charges. On Tuesday police arrested 20-year-old Brad W. Whisner on suspicion of burglary. On Thursday police at Spokane International Airport arrested 22-year-old William M. Schwald on suspicion of burglary as he tried to board a flight for Boise.

Police are seeking two others in connection with the burglaries. They are 21-year-old William E. Fesmire and 22-year-old Samuel Z. Fetterhoff.

Police say they are still looking for stolen property to return to residents who reported thefts.

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