New London Police Arrest Suspected Drug Dealers

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    New London Police Department
    Lamont Waites (left) and Raashid Cox are facing drug charges in New London.

    Police have arrested two men accused of dealing drugs in New London.

    Police arrested Raashid Cox, 24, and Lamont Waites, 19, of 365 Jefferson Avenue in New London, after searching their home Wednesday morning as part of a long investigation. Authorities found drugs and weapons at the house, according to police.

    Cox and Waites were each charged with possession of marijuana, possession with intent to sell, possession of marijuana within 1500 feet of a housing project, operating a drug factory and possession of drug paraphernalia.

    Cox was additionally charged with criminal possession of a firearm and altering or removing the identification mark of a firearm.