Hays was suspended without pay in December after an internal investigation determined their was probable cause to proceed with charges.
By H. Nelson Goodson
February 10, 2014
San Diego, California - On Sunday, San Diego Police Officer Christopher "Chris" Hays, 30, walked into the Rancho Bernardo Road substation of the San Diego County Sheriff's Department around 1:30 p.m. and surrendered after learning of criminal charges had been filed against him for three misdemeanor counts for sexual battery and two felony counts for false imprisonment. So far since last week, four women have filed complaints against Hays after he allegedly sexually assaulted them. Two other women are expected to filed complaints against Hays.
A 32-year-old woman saw his photo on the news and decided to come forward and filed a complaint. She alleged that Hays pressured her to perform oral sex in his squad, in return to get out of a ticket.
Hays a former Marine posted $130,000 bail and is scheduled for a court arraignment on Thursday, February 18.