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Two arrested in OxyContin robberies

Two men were arrested Tuesday night in connection with recent robberies at Spokane pharmacies for the prescription painkiller OxyContin.

Aaron M. Weyrauch, 27, and Dustin J. Rockstrom, 26, were booked into the Spokane County Jail. Rockstrom was booked on two counts of second-degree robbery, and Weyrach is being held on a warrant, Spokane police said.

Investigators received anonymous information that the Rockstrom and Weyrauch matched physical descriptions given for two men wanted for recent robberies at various pharmacies. Detectives learned the pair was selling the stolen drug on the street.

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