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Defendant: Ilir Ugrinaj (DOB 06/03/1991)

July 11, 2018 -- Westchester County District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr. announced Ilir Ugrinaj of Yonkers has been charged with assaulting and menacing a Yonkers Police Officer in April. He was indicted by a Westchester County Grand Jury and was arraigned Tuesday before Judge George Fufidio on four charges related to an incident April 10, 2018.

The specific charges are:

  • Menacing a Police Officer or Peace Officer, a class D felony
  • Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Third Degree, a class D felony
  • Assault in the Second Degree, a class D felony
  • Obstructing Governmental Administration in the Second Degree, a misdemeanor

On April 10, 2018, police responded to a domestic violence call and when officers arrived at Browning Avenue and Mildred Street, Yonkers, Ugrinaj was brandishing a switchblade. The indictment alleges he menaced the officers and injured one of them.

Ugrinaj has been remanded to County Jail and is scheduled to return to court July 31, 2018.

police photograph of Ilir Ugrinaj

Ilir Ugrinaj

 In compliance with the Rules of Professional Conduct, Rule 3.6, you are advised that a charge is merely an accusation and that a defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

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