By Ann Rule
A ship's pilot mythical for directing enormous freighters throughout the narrows of Puget Sound, Rolf Neslund used to be a proud Norwegian, a ladies' guy, and a loved resident of Washington State's idyllic Lopez Island. almost indestructible even into his golden years, he made electrifying headlines greater than as soon as: after a boat he was once helming crashed into the hovering West Seattle Bridge, inflicting hundreds of thousands in damages; and following his inexplicable disappearance at age eighty. used to be he a suicide, a guy damaged by means of one high priced misstep? Had he run off with a lifelong love? Or did a path of ugly facts bring about the house Rolf shared together with his spouse, Ruth? On an island the place every body idea they knew their pals, the veneer of the Neslunds' marriage masked a convoluted case that took decades to unravel. And, certainly, a few nonetheless think that the previous sea captain will come domestic at some point. "The Sea Captain" is a vintage story as blood chilling as homicide itself. in addition to six different both riveting, specific bills of destruction and homicide devoted with out sense of right and wrong or remorse, Ann Rule takes readers into scary locations they by no means may have imagined in No Regrets.
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It used to be too past due to forestall him from fleeing to Hawaii. yet he wouldn’t get past the gate whilst he landed in Honolulu. They requested Mark Halley to provide them the main distinct description of Sam that he may. “He’s six toes, 3 inches tall, one hundred eighty kilos, and he has very directly blond hair, blue eyes. occasionally he seems like he’s crying simply because he’s received this challenge along with his tear ducts. He wears wire-rimmed glasses. ” “Any accessory or speech obstacle? ” Marberg requested. “No. ” “Scars? ” “No. ” “Mustache? ” “Not now. ” Detective Sergeant Jerry Yates referred to as the Port of Seattle Police division and requested detective touch all airways to ensure Sam Jesse had boarded a flight to Hawaii. Port Detective Doug Sundby mentioned again that Samuel Henry Jesse had departed on Northwest Flight fifty five from SeaTac at 2:45 P. M. , and he was once scheduled to land in Honolulu at 6:30 P. M. Hawaii time. that may be 8:30 P. M. Seattle time. The Seattle detectives had loads of paintings sooner than them ahead of that aircraft landed. Sundby acknowledged he could have officials from his division seek the many-tiered parking storage on the airport for a grey VW trojan horse with black hood and fenders. They fast positioned an analogous automobile at the moment point of the storage. A parking price tag have been taped at the window at 8:35 A. M. Jessie should have spent the evening on the airport. Detective John Nordlund, followed via Mark Halley, left for the airport to identification the computer virus left in the back of. Nordlund shone his flashlight into the internal of the malicious program. He can make out orange flecks at the steerage wheel. The automobile was once gray-blue with a gloomy blue hood and correct rear fender. there has been harm within the front—just because the coed witness had defined it. anyone had it appears attempted unsuccessfully to spray-paint the darkish fender with mild blue paint. Nordlund photographed the trojan horse and had it impounded. Detective Sergeant Don Cameron, heading the evening team in murder, dispatched Mike Tando and John Boatman to the residence residence on Queen Anne Hill the place Sam Jesse had his new residence. they discovered that every one the residence mailboxes had the full names of tenants at the fit in entrance. All however the mailbox for quantity 303. That slot learn basically “S. J. ” not anyone spoke back the door at 303, yet that didn’t shock the detectives. The tenant used to be mentioned to be hundreds of thousands of miles away. Detectives Marberg and Gerdes referred to as the FBI and discovered that the Seattle First nationwide financial institution department at North 185th have been robbed on February thirteen, 1980, at 2:23 P. M. It used to be now 6:00 P. M. , and a part hours sooner than Sam used to be scheduled to land in Honolulu. pass judgement on William Lewis issued an arrest warrant for Samuel Henry Jesse after taking the data telephonically, and Marberg and Gerdes picked it up. The warrant stated that Jesse was once to be arrested on suspicion of first-degree theft of the Prudential financial institution. A seek warrant for his condominium used to be bought even as. Sam Jesse’s airplane had handed the purpose of no go back over the sea; he may deplane in Honolulu in a bit greater than hours.