After the game ended, the errant pumpkin I've been struggling to keep on the mantel decided to try jumping to freedom again. (A Tigers fan?) Lieutenant McBeastie was on the scene immediately. He arrived with remarkable — rather suspicious — speed, in fact. Chief Inspector Maquoddy soon joined him on the ground:
McBeastie took the lead in the investigation with the Chief Inspector's approval. Two junior detectives, Von Rottenpot and Pantherina, took their time about making their appearances. Here you can see McBeastie subduing the pumpkin, which was putting up quite a fight over being returned to the mantel.
McBeastie resorted to unorthodox interrogation tactics as his fellow officers carefully looked away:
Officer Pantherina wonders the pumpkin might Cause Her to Die.
The pumpkin is back on the mantel, and I'm debating about opening up my package of Quake Hold Museum Putty to keep it there. (I'm secretly terrified to try the stuff. I'll want to remove that pumpkin someday, and what if the mantel comes with it?)