As they meet in the Blue Note, Ann Williams shares with Casey and Ethylbert some good news on a big story. How will Ann and Casey get into the swanky affair in the Baldwin mansion? On the way, a thick fog has blanketed the land. Security is tight, but the Baldwins are glad to offer access to our reporter and photographer.
Casey is amazed to find the jewels aren’t insured. The lights go off, the diamonds are gon, and the butler is accused when he is recognized as a known thief. Casey is beginning to fit some of the awkward puzzle pieces together.
What makes Casey so sure the butler didn’t do it? Casey tells in great pains about the players in the Baldwin mansion, but admits it was him who took the jewels. Why did he do it? He smelt a rat, and now he and Ann are going in to set a trap for a real crook.
Ride along, and see Casey make the crooks squirm. The theft turns to murder. Later in the Blue Note, Casey reveals all the finer points of the case that tipped him off.