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Dumptruck driver faces drug charges
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A McMinnville resident has been hit with drug charges after the dumptruck he was driving ran off the road and flipped as he was returning to Warren County.According to Highway Patrol Sgt. Jimmy Jones, Donald Jeffery Hobbs, 54, has been charged with possession of meth, possession of drug paraphernalia, and possession of pills without a prescription. Sgt. Jones said a mandatory blood test was taken at the wreck site and that sample has been sent off for evaluation.The crash occurred Thursday on Highway 30 as Hobbs was returning to McMinnville from Spencer. The crash happened in Van Buren County, meaning the charges against Hobbs have been filed there.According to Jones, the dumptruck initially ran off the right side of the road, re-entered the roadway, and then ran off the right side again.