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Millbrook Man Faces Charges Of Sexual Abuse At Underage Party

Mark Dedaj
Mark Dedaj Photo Credit: New York State Police

MILLBROOK, N.Y. -- New York State Police have arrested a 24-year-old Millbrook man on charges of sexual abuse and forcible touching.

Police said an investigation conducted by the state police Highland Bureau of Criminal Investigation revealed that Mark Dedaj recently attended an underage drinking party in the town of Gardiner in Ulster County, during which Dedaj forced sexual contact upon an 18-year-old female.

Dedaj was charged with first-degree sexual abuse, a class D felony, third-degree sexual abuse, a class B misdemeanor, and forcible touching, a class A misdemeanor, police said.

Dedaj was arraigned in Gardiner Town Court and remanded to Ulster County Jail on $5,000 cash bail or $10,000 bond. Dedaj is scheduled to reappear in Gardiner Town Court on Wednesday.

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