Santa Rosa police arrested two people Thursday on suspicion of robbing drugs from a pharmacy a year ago, a police sergeant said.A white male and a Hispanic or Asian female entered The Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy at 990 Sonoma Ave. around 6 p.m. on April 28, 2010, Sgt. Steve Fraga said.The suspects were armed with a knife when they tied up the four employees with shoelaces and put them in a restroom, Fraga said.
The employees were able to free themselves about 20 minutes later and call 911, Fraga said.The armed robbers took between 1,000 and 2,000 OxyContin pills, 100 Fentanyl patches and 1,000 methadone pills worth more than $50,000, Fraga said. Police found Soth My, 25, at 10:45 a.m. and Richard Manuel Rea, 24, at noon at their Aston Avenue residence in Santa Rosa, Fraga said. Both were booked into the Sonoma County Jail for robbery.
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