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A Lufkin man was arrested Tuesday on charges his two young children tested positive for methamphetamine.

Benjamin McCoy, 23, was taken into custody on two counts of endangering a child and a warrant for speeding. Last month, the Angelina County Sheriff’s Office raided the home McCoy shares at 1501 Pershing Ave. with his girlfriend and mother of his children, Laura Dixon, 34. The sheriff’s office had been investigating McCoy and Dixon on suspicion of methamphetamine possession and manufacture. McCoy reportedly tried to run out the back door but was caught. He and Dixon were both taken to jail and arrested on drug charges.

McCoy remained in jail Wednesday afternoon as his bond had not been set, according to jail records. Dixon has not been rearrested on additional charges since bonding out of jail Dec. 29, according to county records.