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Two Charged In Yorktown With DWI, Endangering Welfare Of Minor

A Bronx man was charged with DWI in Yorktown Monday.
A Bronx man was charged with DWI in Yorktown Monday. Photo Credit: File

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – A man and woman from the Bronx were charged with DWI and endangering the welfare of a child Monday in Yorktown, according to the Yorktown Police Department.

Kujtim Dacaj, 45, and Veria Dedusenc, 31, were pulled over on Route 202 after police responded to a report of a possible intoxicated driver. Dacaj was allegedly driving while intoxicated with a blood alcohol content of .18 percent. Dacaj had a previous DWI conviction within the last 10 years.

Dacaj also allegedly has a revoked conditional driver’s license and was driving with two children under the age of 15.

The passenger, Dedusenc, allegedly assisted Decaj in bypassing the interlock device in the vehicle.

Dacaj was charged with aggravated DWI, two counts of aggravated DWI with a child in the car under the age of 15, and aggravated unlicensed operation of a vehicle in the first degree.

Dedusenc was charged with two misdemeanors of endangering the welfare of a minor and circumventing an interlock device.

Dacaj was released on $1,000 bail. Dedusenc was released on $500 bail. Both defendants were due in Yorktown Justice Court Aug. 13.

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