Police: Meth user fights with Hoag E.R. staff

A man under the influence of methamphetamines was arrested after quarreling with Hoag Hospital staffers in the emergency room, police said Friday.

Francisco Hernandez, 35, was arrested for possession of the drug at 12:04 a.m. Friday after verbally fighting with hospital staff, said Lt. Bill Hartford of the Newport Beach Police Department.

Hernandez was held on $20,000 bail. No one was injured in the incident.

— Lauren Williams

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