The police have received a tip off that one of three employees in an oil company has been stealing precious oil! But when a detective arrives to inspect the crime scene, they find no clues but a note: 710 57735 34 5508 51 7718. The only employees that could access the oil are called: Bill, John, and Todd. Can you break the detective’s code and find the criminal's name?
The case of the cryptic message:
The case of the mysterious visitor:
A woman was in her hotel room when suddenly there’s a knock on the door. She opened the door to see a woman whom she had never seen before. She said, “I’m sorry, I have made a mistake, I thought this was my room.” She then went down the corridor and into the lift. The woman went back into her room and phoned the police. Why was the woman so suspicious?
The case of the coded message:
A bank was robbed and the only witness refuses to talk, only saying they left a clue at the crime scene. The only people with access to the bank vault are Charlie, Dixon, Jason, Janna, Sofia, Patrick. The only clue found was a year planner on the wall which had 6, 4, 9, 10, 11 written on the front in red pen. Who is the thief?
The case of the rogue snowball:
One snowy night, Sherlock Holmes was in his house sitting by a fire. All of a sudden a snowball came crashing through his window, breaking it. Holmes got up and looked out the window just in time to see three neighborhood kids who were brothers run around a corner.
Their names were John Crimson, Mark Crimson and Paul Crimson. The next day Holmes got a note on his door that read “? Crimson. He broke your window.” Which of the three Crimson brothers should Sherlock Holmes question about the incident?
The case of the telltale window:
Sherlock Holmes has been called to investigate a break in at a woman’s home. While she was out, someone smashed a window and stole her mother’s diamond necklace!
The Police have no clues and no leads. But as soon as Sherlock Holmes arrives, he inspects the window and concludes, ‘I know who the thief is here!’
Who is the thief and how does Holmes know?
The case of the poisoned potions:
Three witches are meeting to decide who of the three should become leader of their coven. They order a large jug of iced tea and settle down to discuss the matter.
Hazel drinks her glass of iced tea quickly and nothing happens. Mabel drinks three iced teas in five minutes and nothing happens. Freda drinks her iced tea slowly and 20 minutes later turns into a frog!
The other two witches are very upset and call Sherlock Holmes to solve the case of how this could have happened. After all, they were all drinking the same iced tea.
After hearing the story, Sherlock shouts, ‘It’s elementary how this could have happened!’
Why did Freda turn into a frog when the other two witches didn’t?
The case of the missing car:
Ezra has always loved cars, since he was a boy. So, when his Grandfather gave him his old car from the 1920s, he was delighted and spent years and years doing it up and making it run.
Wherever he went in it, Ezra got looks of admiration at the beautiful old car, that was so different from the modern cars on the road.
One day, his Mum asked him to go to the supermarket and buy her a chicken for Sunday lunch. However, when he got to town, there was nowhere to park in the car park, so instead he left his car on a side street before walking to the supermarket.
When he got back an hour later, his heart broke when he found his car was missing, so he called the police. It had been stolen!
Then he went to a coffee shop. About two hours later, they reported that they’d found the car parked next to a nearby petrol station.
‘It’s a bit of a mystery why it was left here! Even stranger is that the thieves left a full can of petrol next to the car that they’d just paid for,’ the policeman told him. But Ezra knew the answer.
he got home, he rang his friend Sherlock Holmes and told him the whole story.
‘You call yourself the world’s greatest detective!’ said Ezra. ‘Tell me, why was the car left at the petrol station?’
Sherlock knew the answer. But do you?