UPDATE 8:47 a.m. EST Jan. 11: French investigators have released a chauffeur and two others that worked for Kardashian. The driver's brother and 13 other people are still in custody Wednesday.
Authorities are focusing on the possibility that the October robbery of more than $10 million in jewelry from Kim Kardashian West was an inside job. Officials said two brothers, Gary and Michael Madar, both worked for the car service company that drove Kardashian the night of the robbery.
UPDATE 2:30 p.m. EST Jan. 10:Paris police updated the number of arrests in connection with the October jewelry heist to 17, according to WJLA.
Months after Kim Kardashian West was robbed in Paris, 16 people have been arrested in connection with the case.
French police said arrests started around 6 a.m. local time on Monday near Paris. The suspects can be held for 96 hours before police must charge them or release them.
This comes days after Kardashian spoke up about the robbery on "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" for the first time. She had been silent on social media since the robbery until last week.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.