UPDATE (BCN) 6:03 P.M.: San Francisco police are looking into whether one of their officers was intoxicated when he struck two pedestrians in North Beach and then fled the scene early Sunday morning, a police spokesman said.
Officer Michael Andraychak said part of the police investigation is “to look into the sobriety of the driver.”
He was booked into county jail on suspicion of two counts of felony hit-and-run. He has since posted bail and is no longer in custody.
Anyone with information about the case is encouraged to call the Police Department’s anonymous tip line at (415) 575-4444 or to send a tip by text message to TIP411 with “SFPD” in the message.
SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — San Francisco’s “Hot Cop” who was arrested on suspicion of hit-and-run Sunday had been on medical leave and cannot be suspended pending the outcome of the investigation.
SFPD officer Christopher Kohrs is suspected of plowing into two men who were crossing a city street around 2 a.m. and seriously injuring them.
Kohrs ditched his Dodge Charger at the scene and ran away, according to police.
The 38-year-old officer was arrested and booked into jail for investigation of felony hit-and-run.
Sgt. Michael Andraychak, a department spokesman, previously said Kohrs will be placed on leave pending an investigation. The department has since said that Kohrs cannot be suspended while on medical leave.
Kohrs, also known as “Hot Cop of Castro,” attracted a large following on social media that led to Facebook fan pages filled with photos and comments from numerous admirers.
“The sexyest cop ive ever seen. Damn he vould frisk me anyday [sic],” commented Diane Whitehorse.