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Preliminary hearing for former SDPD officer set for April 22

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SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) – A former San Diego police officer accused of groping and illegally detaining women while on duty appeared in court Monday for a pretrial hearing.

Christopher Hays is charged with two felony counts of false imprisonment and three misdemeanor counts of sexual battery. He faces 3 years and eight months in prison if convicted on all counts.

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