Rescued OC Hiker in Court on Drug Charges – Chip Yost Reports

SANTA ANA, Calif. (KTLA) — A hiker rescued from Trabuco Canyon after days lost in the wilderness was in court Wednesday to face drug charges.

But that wasn’t the only issue facing 19-year-old Nic Cendoya.

One of the volunteers who helped search for Cendova and hiking companion, Kyndall Jack, 18, was seriously injured in a fall.

Nick Papageorge told reporters his medical bills could reach $350,000, and he wants compensation.

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