Lt. Christopher Rayphand was driving a 2003 Dodge Dakota at the time he allegedly struck the girl with his car.
Guam – The firefighter accused of hitting a girl with his car while driving under the influence was indicted by a Superior Court grand jury.
Lt. Christopher Rayphand, who is assigned to the Dededo Fire Station, was indicted on December 7 on charges of driving under the influence of alcohol with injuries as a third degree felony and DUI as a misdemeanor. The indictment charges Lt. Rayphand with driving even while under the influence of alcohol.
It happened last weekend along Route 16 in Harmon near the Shell gas station. According to a magistrate complaint, Lt. Rayphand, who was off-duty at the time, swerved into the median lane and struck the 16-year-old female victim who was then taken to the Guam Regional Medical City with serious injuries.
The complaint says that Lt. Rayphand failed a field sobriety test and admitted to consuming some alcohol.
His arraignment is scheduled for December 23 at 8:30 am. He’s currently out on house arrest.