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Fifth San Diego police officer accused of misconduct

A San Diego Police Department sergeant accused of stalking and harassing a female colleague is one of five members of the agency facing allegations of criminal conduct.
Fifth San Diego police officer accused of misconduct

SAN DIEGO (CBS 8/CNS) - A San Diego Police Department sergeant accused of stalking and harassing a female colleague is one of five members of the agency facing allegations of criminal conduct, a department spokeswoman confirmed Thursday.

Kenneth H. Davis, a 23-year SDPD veteran, has been reassigned to desk duty pending the outcome of the case, public affairs Lt. Andra Brown said.  Davis worked as a patrol sergeant and was stationed at the department's Southeastern division, Brown said.

Davis, 47, was charged in February with one felony count of stalking and three misdemeanor counts of making harassing telephone calls, according to court records.  The alleged victim is a female officer on the force who worked at a different police station, Lt. Brown said. 

News 8 is not identifying the female officer because she is an alleged victim of sexual harassment.

The two officers were involved in a consensual relationship before breaking up, and that's when the alleged harassment began, according to Lt. Brown.  A preliminary hearing in the case is set for April 27.

Four other San Diego police officers have been accused of various crimes over the last several months.

Motorcycle officer David C. Hall, 41, is under investigation for allegedly causing an off-duty Feb. 22 traffic accident on Murray Ridge Road in Serra Mesa while driving at four times the legal limit and fleeing the scene of the crash. The District Attorney's Office is reviewing the allegations and Hall's attorney said prosecutors have notified him that felony charges are pending.

In March, SDPD vice officer Arthur A. Perea, 42, resigned amid accusations of raping a Point Loma Nazarene University student at an El Cajon home. He has not been charged in the case, which remains under investigation.

On March 11, Officer Anthony Arevalos, 40, was arrested after a woman accused him of sexually assaulting her following a traffic stop in the Gaslamp Quarter. Four other women subsequently came forward and made similar allegations against Arevalos, who has pleaded not guilty to 18 felony counts, including sexual battery, false imprisonment, assault under color of authority and receiving a bribe.

On March 24, SDPD Officer Roel Tungcab was arrested by sheriff's deputies in the aftermath of a fight with his wife at their Imperial Beach home. Tungcab, 39, faces misdemeanor domestic violence charges.