The commander of a special operations squadron in Florida has been removed from his position after being arrested for driving under the influence and leaving the scene of an accident.
Lt. Col. Collin Charlie Christopherson, the commander of the 1st Special Operations Maintenance Squadron in Florida, has been removed from his position following his arrest for driving under the influence and leaving the scene of an accident. The arrest took place on February 18 when police responded to reports of a reckless driver in a blue Toyota truck. The truck had collided with a white car at a traffic light before leaving the scene. Christopherson, who identified himself as the driver, exhibited signs of intoxication and refused a breathalyzer test. He was booked into jail and later released after posting bond. The Air Force is cooperating with the investigation and emphasizes a zero-tolerance policy for illegal activity.