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    Police Bust Suspected Crack Cocaine Opeation
    Connecticut State Police
    Kenneth Barnhill and Rakin Thornton have been arrested on drug charges.

    State police raided a home in New London on Tuesday and busted a suspected drug factory while investigating a group believed to be trafficking crack cocaine and heroin.

    The State Police Statewide Narcotics Task Force has been working with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and the New London Police Vice and Intelligence Unit and searched 108 Connecticut Avenue in New London on Tuesday night.

    Rakim Thornton, 24, of New London, was taken into custody and charged with possession of narcotics and possession of narcotics within 1,500 feet of a school. Bond was set at $2,500 and he is due in New London Superior Court today.

    Kenneth Barnhill, 31, of New London, was taken into custody and charged with possession of narcotics, possession of crack cocaine, illegal sale of crack cocaine, possession of crack cocaine within 1,500 feet of a school, interfering with a search, destruction of evidence and operating a drug factory.

    Bond was set at $100,000 and he is due in New London Superior Court today.