She said they texted each other and “started dating” at the end of March, according to court documents.
She told police she would sneak him into her family’s apartment at night. Brooke Lee, Lievano served as a part-time security assistant at Rockville High School from September 2015 to February 2016, then worked in private security, according to Principal Kimberly Hayden Williams.
There’s also an array of security accouterments holstered to Petrovich’s belt: flashlight, baton, handcuffs and pepper spray. Petrovich moves through the library with an assertive military posture.
Petrovich, thirty-six, is one of a handful of full-time security guards at the library, but he’s the only one adorned like this. It’s easy to imagine him as a young sergeant in the military out on patrol, in charge of others.
When police interviewed Lievano, he allegedly told detectives he had sex with her twice in her apartment and said the last encounter was on April 30, when her mother caught him in her bedroom. As part of the sentencing, Lievano must register as a sex offender for 15 years and was ordered to have no unsupervised contact with minors.
At the end of December, Lievano’s attorneys filed a motion to modify the sentence, but the motion has not yet been ruled on.
He dresses in police fashion — navy blue duty-wear — and his radio is rigged on his left shoulder above a metallic badge.
Troll around with him long enough and you’ll discover that folks do all kinds of things in the library.
In a city of more than 66,000, there might be as many as 2,000 visitors every day.
Now it has an aeronautical façade, a vanity of bluish glass and a few too many right angles.
But it’s bright and warm inside, and has a pulsing, breathing life of its own. If that’s the case, then the library staff is like a small civil-service division.