SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities said Friday that two teen hikers who were lost for several days in a California forest might have to pay for the search efforts after a small amount of drugs was found in their car.
Officials initially said 19-year-old Nicolas Cendoya and 18-year-old Kyndall Jack wouldn't be responsible for the operation, which cost approximately $160,000.
However, Cendoya was charged this week with drug possession because methamphetamine was allegedly found in the car the pair parked before going on the hike last month.
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