The pretty policeman

Police Cadet Pettigrew stood head bowed, heart racing. His face was drained of colour. He jerked from one foot to the other. Ashamed. Humiliated. The nineteen-year-old shuddered. Soon tears would flow like a stream going down a hill. Police-sergeant Harris growled. “You damn fool. You bloody idiot.” Pettigrew shook some more. He clasped his hands … Continue reading The pretty policeman

The rookie deputy sheriff

Sheriff Connelly stared down his long nose at the snivelling rookie deputy quaking before him. “What a fool. A complete idiot. A waste of space,” he thought. His grey eyes blazed, “What kind of people is the City employing these days?” Connelly held his temper. Deputy Bahr squirmed. Sweat soaked his forehead and his head … Continue reading The rookie deputy sheriff

Another adventure at Camp Cottage

See also: Adventure at Camp Cottage -- click here   Julian bounded into the sitting room. The sun was shining brightly. My, the boy thought, what another gay day. The sun has been shining every day since I came to Camp Cottage to spend the summer with my Uncle Dick and Aunt Fanny. “Does the … Continue reading Another adventure at Camp Cottage

The rookie deputy sheriff

Sheriff Connelly stared down his long nose at the snivelling rookie deputy quaking before him. “What a fool. A complete idiot. A waste of space,” he thought. His grey eyes blazed, “What kind of people is the City employing these days?” Connelly held his temper. Deputy Bahr squirmed. Sweat soaked his forehead and his head … Continue reading The rookie deputy sheriff

Keynes College Caning Case

Chief Inspector Morose gulped on his fourth pint as he studied the written report in his hand. Another killing at a college. Oxford would soon surpass those villages at Midsomer as the murder capital of the world. Just then Sergeant Lois hurried into the pub. Morose hated working with a girl but these were modern … Continue reading Keynes College Caning Case

Fake News #9

Sneak housebreaker gets short, sharp shock Special to Standard-Recorder   A young housebreaker got more than he expected for when he snuck into a house in East Mason Creek Thursday. He did not know it was occupied by Art Greer, aged 29, a martial-arts expert, and his brother Harvey, 31. Mr. Greer told the Standard-Recorder … Continue reading Fake News #9

Fake News #1

Juvenile Crime Stats. at Record Low Special to Standard-Recorder Police in Mason Creek have a unique way to cut down on juvenile crime. It is fourteen inches long by three inches wide and made of hard maple. The old fashioned paddle is making a comeback. Police Chief Paddy Callaghan said the small community pop. 1,789 … Continue reading Fake News #1

The beach house

Randy breathed in the warm air, summer was on the way at last. It had been a cruel winter with record amounts of snow. But that was then. The top of the car was down, rock music blared from the radio. He was happy as a pig in shit. He was almost there. Another fifteen … Continue reading The beach house