Phantom Copper

…Concerned that this might be someone impersonating a police officer for possibly nefarious purposes, the father decided to check up and visited the local police station. After telling the local police the full story he was somewhat surprised when their reply was one of “Oh yes, that’s old so and so ( I do not remember the name of the old copper), he’s long dead, people have been seeing him for years.

Playing Card Mystery

…There would be one each time, a different number and suit, just leaning against the window at floor level. I never saw a court card, mainly high number cards.
I thought that maybe a street magician had a friend on the inside who was helping with a card-thru-window trick, but it wouldn’t make sense for a large financial institution to play games inside their own building….

Meon Hill

…During the ensuing investigation a “celebrity officer” from Scotland Yard called “Fabian” was brought in on the case. He had no luck himself and after h he enquired of locals as to “The owner of the large black dog he had seen in the lanes around Meon Hill” the locals refused to speak to him any more. Since then, there have been other “Black Shuck” sightings and in 1976, a plain perfectly round crop circle was discovered near the base of the hill….