Man with History of Protective Order Violations Arrested Again

James Jose Venia, March 28, 2019 Photo courtesy Greenwich Police Dept

James Jose Venia, March 28, 2019 Photo courtesy Greenwich Police Dept

On Thursday, June 6 Greenwich Police arrested a Rye Brook, NY man for Violating a Protective Order, a Class D Felony.

James Jose Venia, 24, of 705 Westchester Ave, in Rye Brook, NY, has a history of Protective Order Violations.

Last Thursday he happened to be in Stamford Superior Court on an unrelated matter when Greenwich Police also happened to be at the courthouse. There was an active warrant for Venia’s arrest for two counts of Violation of a Protective Order for an incident on in Chickahominy on Jan 1, 2019.

Police say the victim reported Venia had made multiple calls to her residence in Greenwich which was prohibited by the protective order. Venia’s bond was set at $35,000 and he was assigned a court date the next day, June 7, 2019.

According to the Judicial Branch website, Mr. Venia was also arrested by warrant by Greenwich Police on March 26  and charged with Threatening 2, a class A Misdemeanor, and Violation of Protective Order, a Class D Felony for an incident stemming back to Feb 18, 2019. For that incident his bond was set at $500,000.

Nearby, Stamford Police arrested Venia on Feb 22, 2019 for an incident on Feb 19, 2019, and charged with Violation of Protective Order and Threatening 2. Bond was set at $25,000 and he was released from custody.

For an incident in Greenwich on Feb 18, 2019 Venia was arrested the same day by Greenwich Police and charged with Violation of Protective Order. His bond was $25,000 which he posted and was released from custody.

Prior to that he was charged by Greenwich Police with Violation of Protective order for an incident on January 21, 2019. Bond set at $35,000 and he was released from custody.