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Police Arrest 7th Suspect Wanted In Burglary/Robbery Ring

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Another suspect is facing charges for his alleged involvement in a burglary and robbery ring investigation.

He's identified as 23 year old James Gates III.

He's facing charges including, corrupt organization, conspiracy to commit robbery, and others.

He's the 7th arrest Erie police have made as part of an ongoing investigation.
Erie police say it's all in connection to what they're calling a major burglary ring.

They've charged a total of nine people so far, and say more arrests are on the way.

The investigation culminated back in October, when police recovered a lot of stolen items from a home along East 9th street, during a raid.

Back in October, police showcased some of the items they seized: electronics and weapons, that the group allegedly stole.

Erie police say the suspects committed a series of burglaries and robberies throughout the city, and surrounding areas.

Police say the suspects call themselves the "Stick Up Kidz," and they're all charged with their involvement in operating a "corrupt organization."

The investigation is ongoing.

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