This is the 96th in a series of 365 Flash Fiction stories I’m writing. You can find out more about the challenge here.
Nutmegged, by Jonathan L. Lawrence, 8th March 2013
Word count: 996
“Want anything from the shops?” Margaret asked Julian.
Julian looked up from the football scores, it was the last day of the season and he needed good results to stuff his boss in the fantasy league. “I’m okay, thanks though. I’ll make it up to you alter.”
“I know you will,” Margaret said with a smile, “See you soon.”
Julian went back to the football.
Several hours later there was a bang on the door. Julian got up and opened it, two police officers were stood there, and behind them were a dozen others.
“Yes?” Julian said nervously, having a bad feeling.
“Mister Julian Newton?” the biggest of the police officers asked.
“Yes, what’s this about?” Julian asked.
“May we come in?” it wasn’t really a question, they were already stepping forward, “We have a warrant to search this property.”