|Agency||New York City New York Police Department|
|Dates of Service||July 2, 2001 - November 2021|
|Last Known Status||Resigned.|
2015 Arrest of Rosie Martinez
On January 22, 2015, officers arrested Martinez's boyfriend on drug charges and executed a search warrant at her apartment when she was not present. When Martinez arrived, she was arrested for selling heroin. Martinez claimed that Davneiro and other officers stole valuables from her home during the search. Officers impounded and searched her vehicle without a warrant. At the police station, officers questioned Martinez after she had requested a lawyer. Martinez claimed that she was assaulted and choked by officers during the interrogation, injuring her wrists. Medical treatment was provided the next morning when Martinez was taken to Central Booking.
On January 7, 2016, Martinez sued for violations of her Fourth Amendment rights and conspiracy by the officers.
On September 10, 2021, Davneiro was removed as a defendent.
2020-2021 Tow Truck Scheme
On October 1, 2021, Davneiro was indicted on one count of conspiracy to violate the Travel Act and one count of using interstate facilities to commit bribery. Davneiro was suspended without pay.
In November 2021, Davneiro resigned.
On November 17, 2022, Davneiro pleaded guilty. He faces up to five years in prison and will forfeit $25,000.
- James M. Davneiro, 50-a.org
- James M Davneiro's Record in 2019, OpenPayrolls
- Three Former NYPD Police Officers Plead Guilty to Bribery Scheme, Department of Justice, 2022-11-17
- James Davneiro M, P.O. Det Spec, Police Department, govSalaries
- Martinez v. City of New York et al, U.S. District Court
- Alan Feuer, Judge Blasts City for Delays in Queens Police Abuse Case, New York Times, 2018-01-25
- Three Current and Former NYPD Officers Charged with Bribery, Department of Justice, 2021-10-01
- Robert Pozarycki, Kickback scheme puts three current, former NYPD officers in Queens on wrong side of law, amNY, 2021-10-02