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July 29, 1992

Liquor store robbed at gunpoint

A masked gunman robbed a Millersville liquor store Monday afternoon, county police reported.

Investigators said the gunman walked into Northway Liquor store in the 8100 block of Veterans Highway at 3 p.m. and demanded that the manager open the safe.

The manager handed over the cash, and the robber left the store.

The gunman is described as a white man, about 6 feet tall and 185 pounds. He was wearing a royal blue shirt with a white stripe and blue pants.

Three charged in 2 drug raids

County police narcotic investigators arrested three people and confiscated more than $1,000 in cocaine after raiding two homes Monday.

Investigators said they received a tip Monday afternoon that cocaine was being distributed from a home in the unit block of Mountain Road in Linthicum. A short time later, they followed a woman from the home to Pasadena, where they stopped her and searched her car.

Investigators said they confiscated $1,100 worth of cocaine from the woman, identified as Jacqueline Machovec, 40, of the 200 block of New York Ave. in Pasadena.

Mrs. Machovec was charged with possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, possession of paraphernalia, possession of cocaine and possession of marijuana.

After her arrest, the officers searched her home and confiscated marijuana and cocaine paraphernalia. Her husband, Bernard Machovec, 41, was charged with possession of paraphernalia.

Police then searched the Linthicum home and confiscated $400 worth of cocaine, a small amount of marijuana and some paraphernalia.

The man who lives at that home, Robert Francis Harriot, 49, was charged with possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, possession of cocaine and possession of marijuana.

Suicidal man ordered to seek evaluation

A Glen Burnie man who barricaded himself in his house Monday and threatened to kill himself, has been ordered to undergo a psychological evaluation at North Arundel Hospital.

According to police, Joseph Simon Rumenap, 45, of the 100 block of First St., called a counselor at about 4:15 p.m., said he had a rifle and was going to kill himself.

The police were notified and officers negotiated with him over the phone for about three hours before he surrendered at 8 p.m.

No one was injured during the incident.

City man charged with endangerment

A 41-year-old Annapolis man was charged with reckless endangerment Sunday night after he allegedly went into his roommate's bedroom and fired a gun at the floor, city police said.

Police were called to the home of James R. Renn, of the unit block of Jeremy's Way in Eastport, by the frightened roommate, who reported that he heard the sounds of breaking glass downstairs.

The police report said that when officers arrived shortly before 9 p.m., they peered through the window and saw Mr. Renn open a kitchen drawer and pick up a semiautomatic gun. The officers drew their guns, knocked on the door and ordered him to place his hands over his head.

Mr. Renn was charged with reckless endangerment and weapons violations. Police said they seized the semiautomatic along with three .22-caliber rifles, a 12-gauge shotgun and a pellet rifle found in the house.

Brooklyn Park:

100 block of W. Meadow Road: July 24, entry gained through the door. Tools taken. Total loss: $890.

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