SAN FRANCISCO — Authorities say a renowned San Francisco Police officer was on medical leave when he was arrested on suspicion of hit-and-run and will be suspended when he is eligible to return to duty.
Police say a Dodge Charger ran down and seriously injured two middle-aged men as they crossed the street in San Francisco about 2:20 a.m. Sunday.
Police say the driver ditched the car and ran away. Police say the car is registered to 38-year-old Christopher Kohrs, a seven-year veteran who gained social media notoriety for his good looks, friendly demeanor and chiseled body while directing traffic in San Francisco’s predominantly gay Castro neighborhood.
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Police say Kohrs turned himself in and he was booked into jail about 10 hours after the incident. Kohrs didn’t return a phone call.
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