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Drug arrest in Lufkin

LUFKIN – Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Special Agents and Texas  Highway Patrol Troopers served a search warrant at a residence on FM 706  following a lengthy criminal investigation into alleged drug distribution in the area. 

This morning DPS Special Agents arrested Deshay Lynn Melton, 19, and Dillon  Cody Martinez, 25. Both were from Lufkin.  

Melton and Martinez were transported to the Angelina County Jail today.  

Deshay Lynn Melton was arrested for abandoning or endangering a child, which is  a state jail felony. Dillon Cody Martinez was arrested for the manufacture or  delivery of a substance in penalty group 1, a second-degree felony. 

This remains an ongoing investigation. At this time, there is no additional  information available for release.


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