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Aphrodite (Venus)'s Police Reports
Cupid and Psyche
Complainant (Psyche) has filed a restraining order against her mother-in-law, Aphrodite, who has tormented her and attempted to destroy her marriage to Eros (Cupid). Case Status: Pending. Zeus atte...
The Judgment of Paris
Defendant (Aphrodite) accused of bribing Paris into judging her more beautiful than Hera and Athena. Complainants (Hera and Athena) assert that Aphrodite promised to give Paris Helen, the most beau...
Venus and Adonis
Defendant (Aphrodite) accused of harassment of the young Adonis, son of Myrrha. Complainant (Persephone) believes Aphrodite deliberately seduced Adonis at a vulnerable age and convinced him t...
The Trojan War
Wanted for instigating a war between the Greeks and Trojans. Aphrodite bribed Paris into declaring her the fairest of all the goddesses. She did so by promising him Helen, the most beautiful woman...
The Invisible Net
Defendant (Aphrodite) accused by her husband, Hephaestus, of carrying on an affair with Ares.Case Status: Suspicions proven true when the complainant (Hephaestus) set an invisible net trap and caug...
The Women of Lemnos
Wanted for the aggravated assault of the women of Lemnos and for aiding and abetting the murder of the men of Lemnos. When the women of Lemnos refused to worship Aphrodite, she cursed them by casti...
Defendant accused of harassing Myrrha, daughter of Cinyras. Complainants (Cinyras and Cenchreis) claim that Aphrodite cursed Myrrha with madness that made her fall in love with father. ...
Atalanta and the Golden Apples
Wanted for conspiring with Melanion (a.k.a. Hippomenes) to cheat in a footrace against Atalanta, and thus win her hand in marriage.Case Status: Closed. Aphrodite turned against Melanion for not be...
Police Commendations for Kindness
For creating the anemone flower from the blood of her dead lover, Adonis, in the case of Venus and Adonis.For supporting her son Aeneas and helping him survive the Trojan War and found Lation (whic...
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