C.E. Neuser questions SPD involved in "bluecoat burglar ring"
SEATTLE "BLUECO AT BURGLAR" RING QUESTIONED The Seattle, Wash., police department was thrown into confusion when seven "cops" were arrested for burglaries. Two civilians also were nabbed in the "bluecoat burglar" ring. The group made confessions confessions and identified stolen loot during a session in Prosecutor Warren G. Magnuson's office. R. C. McWade, one of the policemen, -ommitted -ommitted suicide by cutting his wrist and diving off a jail bunk after he was arrested. Photo shows: Front row, left to right: H. B. Nelson, George A. Adams. S. H. Odell, C. F. Buchanan and W. H. Voltz, five of the former policemen; Rear row, Inspector Walter Dench, and Detective Detective Lieut. C. E. Neuser, Investigators who questioned the men; Charles Marchand, county road employe, and T. J. Lee, National Guard sergeant, members of the ring. Standing, left, is Sergt. William A. Peek, investigator, and a newspaperman. (Associated Press Photo) . - he