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Suspects arrested in Missoula church burglaries

By Faith Smith, KECI Reporter, fcronin@keci.com
Published On: Dec 21 2012 11:11:04 AM MST
Updated On: Dec 22 2012 10:40:59 AM MST
Missoula police investigate burglary of Blessed Trinity Catholic Church
MISSOULA, Mont. -

Missoula police arrested three suspects, two men and one woman, in connection to eight different church burglaries and two residential break-ins. 

Police say they have recovered items from the break-ins as well as evidence from residential burglaries.

Missoula Police Detective Travis Welsh says the suspects in these burglaries did an abundance of damage to the churches they hit including smashing in windows and doors, thrashing offices and stealing cash and religious items. 

The three suspects are scheduled to be in court next week.  NBC Montana will be there and bring you updates as we learn more.