NEW ROCHELLE, NY — The hits just keep on coming for Little Jimmy.
James Vincent Bonanno, 39, of New Rochelle, a longtime employee of the New Rochelle Board of Education, appeared Thursday before Judge Susan Capeci in the Integrated Domestic Violence Court in White Plains, NY where he is now facing a new felony charge for violating a Temporary Order of Protection.
Bonanno was arrested on November 8th by New Rochelle Police following a November 7th report of a domestic dispute. He was charged with Criminal Mischief — 3rd, Unlawful Imprisonment — 2nd, Reckless Endangerment — 2nd, Endangering the Welfare of a Child and Harassment — 2nd.
He was then re-arrested by New Rochelle Police on December 21 and charged with a felony violation of the order of protection that had been issued in November 2021 by New Rochelle Judge Rice from an earlier arrest.
Violations of orders of protection can constitute a misdemeanor or a felony, depending on the conduct. It is a Class E felony to violate an Order of Protection that was issued in relation to a domestic violence case. In this situation, Bonanno was accused of the subsection that addresses repeatedly making telephone calls to harass, annoy, alarm or threaten a person – and that constitutes a felony (penal law 215.51 b iv).
Contempt of Courtcriminal contempt in the first degree if you refuse to cooperate with a grand jury or if you violate an Order of Protection. The most common reason that defendants face a charge of criminal contempt in the first degree is related to It is a Class E felony.
Bonanno is due back at the Integrated Domestic Violence Court on February 10.