L.A. Noire: All Cases Guide (Questions & Answers)

This guide is primarily for those who want to make sure the right answers are attained from the right questions. This guide does include all the DLC cases as well marked with an (*)

 

Introduction
It’s 1947 – the war is over and life is gradually returning to normal, or at least what passes for normal in LA: murder, robbery, drugs, prostitution, arson, and a general seediness that seems to leak out of the Hollywood Hills.

As Cole Phelps, fresh from a tour of Japan with the US Marines, your job is to work your way up from humble beat cop to ace detective, righting wrongs and getting the bad guys locked up.

Welcome To The Force
LA Noire’s story is split into five “desks” – Patrol, Traffic, Homicide, Vice, and Arson – and each desk features a number of cases to solve in order to progress to the next.​ I am purposely excluding any and all other hints except for the questions and answers.

Table Of Contents
Patrol Desk:
★ Upon Reflection, Armed and Dangerous, Warrants Outstanding & Buyer Beware

Traffic Desk:
★ The Driver’s Seat
★ The Consul’s Car *
★ A Marriage Made in Heaven
★ A Slip of the Tongue
★ The Fallen Idol​

Homicide Desk:
★ The Red Lipstick Murder
★ The Golden Butterfly
★ The Silk Stocking Murder
★ The White Shoe Slaying
★ The Studio Secretary Murder
★ The Quarter Moon Murders (Excluded as it contains no interrogation or interview scenes)

​Vice Desk:
★ The Black Caesar
★ Reefer Madness *
★ The Set Up
★ The Naked City *​
★ Manifest Destiny

Arson Desk:
★ The Gas Man
★ A Walk in Elysian Fields
★ House of Sticks
★ A Polite Invitation
★ Nicholson Electroplating *
★ A Different Kind of War (Excluded as it contains no interrogation or interview scenes)

PATROL DESK: BUYER BEWARE​ CASE
Interview Clovis Galetta:

★ Eyewitness Account: Lie – Evidence: Layaway Voucher
★ Possible Murder Suspect: Doubt
★ Details of Shooting: Truth

TRAFFIC DESK CASES
THE DRIVER’S SEAT​ CASE:

Interview Nate Wilkey:

★ Purpose at Scene: Truth
★ Knowledge of Adrian Black: Truth
★ Contents of Wallet: Doubt
★ Bloodstained Pipe Found: Truth

Interview Margaret Black:

★ Slaughterhouse Receipt: Truth
★ Cavanagh’s Bar matchbook: Truth
★ Location of Adrian Black: Truth
★ Stenzel Glasses Case: Truth
★ Photograph signed Nicole: Lie – Evidence: Concealed Message
★ Alibi for Mrs. Black: Truth

Frank Morgan Interview:

★ Link to abandoned vehicle: Lie – Evidence: Receipt For Live Hog
★ Location of Adrian Black: Doubt

THE CONSUL’S CAR​ CASE

Interview Oswald Jacobs:

★ Witness report: Truth
★ Hispanic suspects: Doubt
★ Possible suspect vehicle: Truth
★ Vehicle stripped of parts: Doubt

Interrogation Of Juan Francisco Valdez:

★ Packard purchase history: Doubt
★ Theft of consular vehicle: Doubt
★ Association with Gabriel: Lie – Evidence: Valdez’ Notebook

Interview William Dewey:

★ Association with Valdez: Lie – Evidence: Alleged Bribery.
★ Whereabouts of Del Gado: Doubt
★ Wrench used in auto theft: Doubt

Anna Rodriguez Interview:

★ Motive for auto theft: Truth
★ Last contact with Gabriel: Lie – Evidence: Breakfast Plates
★ Diplomatic plates recovered: Doubt

A MARRIAGE MADE IN HEAVEN​ CASE

Interview: Shannon Perry:

★ Eyewitness Report: Truth
★ Suspect Vehicle Description: Truth
★ Argument Overheard: Doubt

Interview: Dudley Lynch:

★ Hit and Run Incident: Doubt
★ Association with Victim: Truth
★ Argument Overheard in Bar: Doubt
★ Joint Business Venture: Doubt

Lorna Pattison Interview:

★ Hit and Run Incident: Doubt
★ Nature of Argument: Doubt
​★ Partnership with Leroy Sabo: Lie – Evidence: Insurance Letter

A SLIP OF THE TONGUE CASE

Interview: Cliff Harrison:

★ Vehicle Reported as Stolen: Truth
★ Motive For Flight: Doubt
★ Vehicle purchase details: Truth

Interview: Richard Coombs:

★ Details of Transaction: Truth
★ Description of suspect: Truth
★ Association with Marquee: Truth
★ Check Payment details: Doubt
★ Suspicious transaction: Doubt

Interview: James Belasco:

★ Stolen Auto Courier: Doubt
★ Association with Archer: Lie – Evidence: Fake Address
★ Auto Theft Racket: Doubt
★ Stolen Vehicles Warehoused: Doubt

Interview: Jean Archer:

★ Stolen Kaiser Frazer: Doubt
★ Association with Belasco: Lie – Evidence: Stolen Auto Courier
★ Stolen Auto Courier: Doubt

Interview: Gordon Leitvol:

★ Knowledge of Theft Racket: Doubt
★ Pink Slip Supply: Doubt
★ Coombs Auto Deliveries: Doubt

Interview: Steven Bigelow:

★ Pink slip supply: Doubt
★ Association with Leitvol: Lie – Evidence: Deliveries Ledger

Interview: Gordon Leitvol:

★ Deliveries to Industrial St: Lie – Evidence: Betting Slips

THE FALLEN IDOL CASE

Interview June Ballard:

★ Doping Allegation: Doubt
★ Suspect Mark Bishop: Doubt
★ Injured Female Passenger: Lie – Evidence: Underwear
★ Fake Shrunken Head: Doubt

Interview Jessica Hamilton:

★ Crash Incident Report: Lie – Evidence: Underwear
★ Contact with Parents: Lie – Evidence: Letter From Mother
★ Association with Bishop: Doubt
★ Evidence of Criminal Abuse: Truth

Interview Gloria Bishop:

★ Domestic Disturbance: Doubt
★ Whereabouts of Bishop: Truth
★ Check for $20,000: Doubt
★ Abuse of Jessica Hamilton: Doubt

​HOMICIDE DESK CASES
THE RED LIPSTICK MURDER CASE

​Talk To The bartender ♥♥♥♥ McColl:

★ Suspect Seen with Victim: Truth
★ Ring Stolen From Victim: Doubt
★ Knowledge of Husband: Doubt

Interview Jacob Henry:

★ Movements of victim: Lie – Evidence: Husband’s Alibi
★ Last Contact with Victim: Truth
★ Motive for Murder: Lie – Evidence: Death Threat Note

Interrogation Of Jacob Henry:

★ Access to Murder Weapon: Lie – Evidence: Husband’s Alibi
★ Lipstick Markings: Truth
★ Deterioration of Marriage: Lie – Evidence: Marital Problems
★ Missing Jewellery: Truth

THE GOLDEN BUTTERFLY

Interview Michelle Moller:

★ Missing Watch and Rings: Truth
★ Last Contact with Victim: Doubt
★ State of Parents Marriage: Doubt

Interview Hugo Moller:

★ Footprints at Crime Scene: Lie – Evidence: Size 8 Work Boots
★ Missing Persons Report: Doubt
★ Alibi for Hugo Moller: Lie – Evidence: Husband’s Alibi
★ Movements of Victim: Truth (This question may not appear)
★ History of Violence: Lie – Evidence: Butterfly Brooch

Interrogation Of Hugo Moller (Room 2):

★ Disposal of Evidence: Truth
★ Access to Braided Rope: Doubt
★ Access to Tire Iron: Lie – Evidence: Bloody Tire Iron
★ Victim’s Vehicle Recovered: Lie – Evidence: Overalls

THE SILK STOCKING MURDER

​Interview Barbara Lapenti:

★ Possible Suspects: True
★ Movements of Victim: Doubt
★ Evidence of Break-In: Lie – Evidence: Broken Window
★ Breakdown of Marriage: Lie – Evidence: Charm Bracelet Photograph

Interview Diego Agular:

★ Missing Jewellery: Doubt
★ Movements of Victim: Truth

Meet the Captain in the basement and examine the two letters.

Interrogation Of Angel Maldonado:

★ Last Contact with Victim: Lie – Evidence: Husband’s alibi
★ Jewellery Taken from Body: Truth
★ Divorce Proceedings: Lie – Evidence: Divorce Papers
★ Bloodstained Shirt Found: Doubt

Interview Clem Feeney:

★ Distinctive Necklace: Doubt
★ Contact with Victim: Doubt
★ Movements of Victim: Truth

THE WHITE SHOE SLAYING

Interview Catherine Barton:

★ Suspicious Persons: Truth

Interview Lars Taraldsen:

★ Possible Suspects: Lie – Evidence: Bow Rope
★ Alibi for Lars Taraldsen: Doubt
★ Victim’s State of Mind: Doubt
★ Last Contact with Victim: Lie – Evidence: Muddy Shoes or Wet Jacket

Interview Benny Cluff:

★ Last Contact with Victim: Truth
★ ​Vagrant Male Suspect: Doubt
★ Yellow Cab 3591: Truth

Interview Richard Bates:

★ Contact with Victim: Doubt
★ Account of movements: Doubt

Interrogation of James Jessop:

★ Contact with Victim: Doubt
★ Incident with Bates: Doubt
★ ​Movements prior to murder: Doubt
★ Cab ride with victim: Doubt

THE STUDIO SECRETARY MURDER

Interview John Ferdinand Jamison:

★ Interference with Evidence: Truth
★ Discovery of Victim’s Body: Doubt

Interview Robbins:

★ Contact with Victim: Truth
★ Relationship with Victim: Truth
★ Knowledge of McCaffrey: Doubt

Interview Grosvenor McCaffrey:

★ Criminal History: Doubt
★ Relationship with victim: Lie – Evidence: Book

You’ll need to move between the two interrogation rooms to use each suspect’s testimony against the other. Tiernan is in room 1 and McCaffrey is in room 2.

Interview James Tiernan:

★ Relationship with Victim: Lie – Evidence: Victim Last Seen
★ Victim’s Book Found: Doubt
★ Alibi for James Tiernan: Lie – Evidence: Liquor Purchase
★ Access to Murder Weapon: Doubt

Grosvenor McCaffrey:

★ Alibi for McCaffrey: Lie – Evidence: Torn Letter
★ Access to Tire Iron: Lie – Evidence: Tiernan Accusation

VICE DESK CASES
THE BLACK CAESAR​

​Interview Fleetwood Morgan:

★ Morphine Overdose Victims: Lie – Evidence: Morphine for Distribution
★ Numbers Slips Recovered: Doubt

Interview Jermaine Jones:

★ Army Surplus Morphine: Doubt
★ Link to Ramez Removals: Doubt
★ Involvement of Ottie: Lie – Evidence: Distributor Identified

Merlon Ottie will make a run for it, so chase him down. Inside his cane is an IOU from Jose Ramez.

Interview Merlon Ottie:

★ Army Surplus Morphine: Lie – Evidence: Finkelstein Identified
★ IOU Note from Jose Ramez: Truth

REEFER MADNESS

​Speak to the receptionist then follow her upstairs to the office. Look in the Ledger and point out Jorge Garcia Cruz.

Interview Howard Parnell:

★ Parnell’s Soup Company: Doubt
★ Factory sealed cans: Doubt
★ Knowledge of Cruz brothers: Doubt
★ Inside Man Jorge Garcia: Truth

Interview Sergio Rojas:

★ Factory sealed soup cans: Doubt
★ 20th Century Market: Lie – Evidence: Juan’s Silver Dollar

Chase the suspect down and give him a swift punching.

Interview Airto Sanchez:

★ Knowledge of E.J: Lie – Evidence: Juan’s Silver Dollar
★ Parnell’s Soup shipments: Doubt
★ Juan and Jorge Cruz: Truth

THE SETUP

Interview Candy Edwards:

★ Whereabouts of Hammond: Lie – ​Evidence: Magazine Coupon
★ List of Odds Recovered: Lie – Evidence: Bookmaker’s Odds
★ Plans to Leave Town: Doubt

THE NAKED CITY

​Interview Virginia Reynoldson:

★ Victim’s state of Mind: Lie – Evidence: Sleeping Pills
★ Victim’s personal life: Lie – Evidence: Men’s Smoking Jacket
★ Relationship with victim: Doubt

Interview Dr. Stoneman:

★ Relationship with victim: Lie – Evidence: Benzedrine Prescription
★ Additional medications: Doubt

Interview Dress Store Owner:

★ Victim’s employment history: Truth

Interview Heather Swanson:

★ Relationship with Victim: Truth
★ Informed of “Mr. Henderson”: Truth

Interview Henry Arnett:

★ Relationship with Victim: Doubt
★ Informed of “Mr. Henderson”: Lie – Evidence: Housekeeper’s Statement
★ Burglary Suspect Leblanc: Doubt

Interview Mrs. Everstrom:

★ List of Stolen Items: Lie – Evidence: Fabergé Cigarette Case
★ Burglary Incident Report: Truth

Interview Mr. Arnett:

★ Professional Burglary Ring: Lie – Evidence: Fabergé Cigarette Case
★ Motive for Randall Murder: Lie – Evidence: Train Ticket
★ Identity of “Mr. Henderson”: Lie – Evidence: Contraband List

MANIFEST DESTINY

Interview The Hostess:

★ Club Shooting Incident: Doubt
★ Knowledge of McGoldrick: Truth

Interview Elsa Lichtmann:

★ Army Surplus Morphine: Doubt
★ Morphine Overdose Victims: Doubt

Interview Meyer Harris Cohen:

★ Finkelstein Drug Operation: Doubt
★ 111 Club Shooting Incident: Doubt

Interview Felix Alvarro:

★ Informed of Coolridge Heist: Doubt
★ Motive for Shooting: Lie – Evidence: Sniper’s Pocketbook

Interview Jack Kelso:

★ Army Surplus Morphine: Doubt
★ Ex-Marine McGoldrick: Truth
★ Arms Stolen From Coolridge: Truth
★ SS Coolridge Robbery: Doubt

ARSON DESK CASES
THE GAS MAN

Interview Don Steffens:

★ Travel Competition: Truth
★ Suburban Redevelopment: Doubt

Interview John Cunningham:

★ Suburban Redevelopment: Truth
★ Promotional Contest: Doubt

Interview Ivan Rasic:

★ InstaHeat Model 70: Doubt
★ Heater Service History: Lie – Evidence: either the Heater Serviced by Ryan or by Varley

Interview Walter Clemens:

★ Knowledge of Varley: Doubt
★ Employment with InstaHeat: Doubt
★ Knowledge of Ryan: Lie – Evidence: Clemens’ Anarchists Pamphlet

Interrogation Of Matthew Ryan:

★ Anarchist Literature: Lie – Evidence: Ryan’s pamphlets
★ InstaHeat Model 70: Lie – Evidence: Ivan’s Statement
★ Suburban Redevelopment: Doubt
★ Attempted murder charge: Lie – Evidence: Ryan’s Criminal Record

A WALK IN ELYSIAN FIELDS

Interview Dudley Forman:

★ Morelli Fire Witness Report: Doubt
★ Suspicious Activity: Doubt
★ Planned Demolitions: Doubt
★ Promotional Travel Contest: Truth

Interview Leland Monroe:

★ Elysian Linked to Arsons: Doubt
★ Promotional Travel Contest: Lie – Evidence: Elysian Fields Flyers
★ Local Land Acquisitions: Doubt
★ Rancho Escondido Fire: Lie – Evidence: Poor Cement Quality

HOUSE OF STICKS

Interview Elsa Lichmann:

★ Disputed Claim Payout: Doubt
★ Connection to Buchwalter: Doubt
★ Motive for Dispute: Truth

A POLITE INVITATION

Interview Curtis Benson:

★ Motive for Fraud: Lie – Evidence: Share certificates
★ Suburban Redevelopment: Lie – Evidence: Insurance Agreement
★ Buchwalter Case Settlement: Doubt

NICHOLSON ELECTROPLATING

Interview Nicholson:

★ Nicholson Planet Explosion: Doubt
★ Whereabouts of Okomoto: Lie – Evidence: Spy Camera
★ Whereabouts of McLellan: Doubt

Interview Vernon:

★ Nicholson Plant Explosion: Doubt
★ Whereabouts of Okomoto: Doubt
★ Whereabouts of McLellan: Lie – Evidence: Prop Spinner

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