A Mapleton Mystery
Copyright 2012 by Terry Odell
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Gordon Hepler swung his Mapleton, Colorado Police SUV behind a long row of vehicles that were double-parked and blocking driveways for blocks. Parking tickets waiting to happen. Gordon ignored them all. Screw the mayor and his nagging about how much revenue the tickets would generate for Mapleton. Today was an exception.