A preliminary hearing for a former San Diego Police Officer accused of groping four women during pat-down searches last year. Christopher Hays is facing up to three years and eight months in prison if convicted of felony false imprisonment and misdemeanor sexual battery. The 30- year-old resigned a day after the charges were handed down. he was booked into jail in February but has posted 130-thousand dollars bail. Witnesses told the court that Hays groped every part of their body and one woman says she performed oral sex on Hays when he dropped her off at her house.