One man was arrested and a woman taken to the hospital following a medical aid call at 9:03 p.m. Sunday at East Coast Highway and Marguerite Avenue, emergency officials said.
“We responded to a medical aid reference a female that had fallen on the sidewalk in the area of East Coast Highway and Marguerite,” said Kathy Lowe, a Newport Beach Police Department spokeswoman, in an email. “While the paramedics were treating the female, a male who was with her became argumentative with the paramedics.”
The man, 81, of Laguna Beach, was arrested on suspicion of public intoxication, she said.
The woman was taken to Hoag Hospital, said Jennifer Schulz, a Newport Beach Fire Department spokeswoman.
Details about the woman’s injuries were not available.
In other police news, police took a report of a petty theft at 1091 Newport Center Drive at 11:05 a.m. Wednesday, according to a report. The incident occurred between 9:30 p.m. July 16 and 9 a.m. July 17 with a $650 loss. Police also took a report of a petty theft at Corona del Mar High School at 2101 Eastbluff Drive at 8:37 a.m. Friday. The theft occurred between 9 and 10:30 a.m. June 20 and resulted in a loss of $399.81, according to a report.
Police arrested a 32-year-old Westminster man at Fourth and Orchid avenues at 3:05 p..m. Sunday on suspicion of possession of concentrated cannabis, according to a report. The man’s bail was $20,000. Officers arrested a 34-year-old York, Neb. man at Marguerite and East Coast Highway at 11:45 a.m. Saturday on suspicion of disorderly conduct while intoxicated; bail was $500.
Officers arrested a 24-year-old Newport Beach man at 1:10 p.m. Saturday at 701 Newport Center Drive on suspicion of petty theft; bail was $500, according to a report. Officers arrested a 45-year-old Long Beach man at 12:44 a.m. Friday at Ocean Boulevard and Goldenrod Avenue on suspicion of wrongful impersonation of another person; bail was $20,000. Officers arrested a 29-year-old Santa Ana man at 10 p.m. Friday at 701 Newport Center Drive on suspicion of petty theft. The man’s bail was $500, but he also had three outstanding warrants, a police report said.