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100 Word Stories – Police Blotter – All 10 of them.

Time once again for a brief, 100 word, story based on an item from the police blotter from my hometown of Burlingame, CA. Link to the actual police blotter appears below the story.


All Ten Of Them
By Grant Baciocco

Edgar squinted his eyes and looked at his friends who stood in a semi-circle around him.  A smile crept across his face.  “How…how…” his words were slurred due to the amount of alcohol he and the rest of his friends had consumed.  “How many of us are there?”

“You’d better count.” Glenn replied.  His words just as slurred.

Edgar silently went around the circle, counting.  “There’s…there’s nine.”

“You didn’t count you.” Glenn replied, laughing.

“Okay, okay, let’s all count together.” Edgar ordered.

Slowly, and carefully, all ten of them began counting at the top of their lungs.

100 block of Anza Boulevard, 1:15 a.m. Thursday Intoxicated men were reported to be yelling — all 10 of them.

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100 Word Stories – Police Blotter Story – Socks

The return of the 100 words stories based on items from the poise blotter in my hometown of Burlingame, CA.  Link to actual police blotter is below.  Enjoy!

By Grant Baciocco

“I have no choice, I’m going to have to ditch these socks.” James said to himself as he pedaled down the street.  “Why didn’t I do laundry last night?”

He thought about the late night he’d spent playing video games rather than doing his laundry.  Now he was biking to work and was gagging because his socks smelled so bad.  Two weeks ago, he’d decided to throw out all the socks with holes in them.  He now had one pair left and had worn them for two weeks straight.

He pulled over near a car and began removing his shoes.

900 block of Linden Avenue, 5:12 p.m. Monday A resident reported seeing a man on a bike place something under her car. An officer responded and found dirty socks.

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100 Word Stories – Police Blotter Story – Outrage!

Another 100 word story based on an item from the police blotter of my hometown of Burlingame, CA.  Link follows the story.

By Grant Baciocco

“Well that is just absolutely insane.” Fumed Robert.  “What were you doing when they pulled you over?”

“I wasn’t doing anything.  The speed limit was 35, I was doing 30!” Roberta answered.  “I know for a fact that I was going that fast because I looked at the speedometer when he flipped on the lights!”

Robert shook his head.  “Well, I just don’t understand it.  A $250 ticket for nothing!”  Robert paced, wringing his hands together.  The wooden floor echoing each step.  “I know what I’ll do!  I’m going to meet with that officer! Get to the bottom of this!”

1100 block of Trousdale Drive, 5:49 p.m. Tuesday A resident asked to meet with an officer. He said his wife had been issued a ticket. An officer responded and advised him that his wife needed a license to legally drive.

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100 Word Wednesdays – Police Blotter Stories – Flour.

Yet another small, 100 word, piece of fiction based on an item from the police blotter of my hometown of Burlingame, CA.  Link to the actual story follows the 100 words.  Enjoy.  Tell a friend.

By Grant Baciocco

So this was it.  This is what happens when you piss off a bunch of bakers.  Amanda had not meant to do it.  She had merely said that the croissants were a little dry, that’s all.  They were delicious.  Extremely, so.  But they were a little dry.

The bakers had begun yelling at her.  Screaming about her ‘common palate.’  Saying she wouldn’t know fine food if it had been delivered to her from God.  She’d left the bakery in tears.

That was a week ago.  She was relieved when, two nights ago, the phone calls had stopped.

But now this.

1800 block of Sequoia Avenue, 11:24 a.m. July 3 A resident who found flour on her doorstep was provided with conflict resolution information.

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