Cottonwood bank robbery suspects behind bars

LEWISTON, ID - Two suspects are now facing charges in connection with Friday's Cottonwood bank robbery.

Ricky Fisher, 35, from Nampa and 19-year-old Jennifer Balfe from Meridian were booked on suspicion of robbery, burglary and grand theft on Sunday.

Lewiston authorities got word that the suspects were staying in the Cedars Inn in Lewiston. The Lewiston Police Department Swat team was used because of the nature of the crimes. Fisher and Balfe are also suspected of robbing two other banks in Ontario, Oregon.

The Cottonwood Police Department and the FBI are overseeing the investigation.