Carmel Man Charged With DWI

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith announces the arrest of a Carmel man on a charge of DWI.

On March 28, 2014 at 3:49 a.m., Deputy Sheriff Thomas Lee stopped a motorist who had committed a traffic violation on Route 6 in the Town of Carmel. The deputy determined that the driver, identified as Alfred Dajanaj, 28, of 14 Glenvue Drive, Carmel was intoxicated. The deputy arrested the man and charged him with Driving While Intoxicated, a misdemeanor, after the man failed a series of standardized field sobriety tests. The defendant was processed at the Putnam County Correctional Facility and held pending arraignment.

If found guilty of the misdemeanor charge, the defendant could face up to a year in jail and a fine of up to $1,000.00.