Five four two and the Blue

Five four two and the Blue Podcast. Discussions of law enforcement history, stories of justice and justice failed, issues and incidents in the Appalachian Mountains and beyond. Hosted by Scott Lunsford, retired police detective sergeant, author and researcher. Listened to in 15 countries world wide. https://anchor.fm/scott-lunsford https://scottlunsfordauthor.com https://fivefourtwoandtheblue.com

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episode 3: Episode 4-3 - 1975 Child abduction/Cold case


Episode 4-3 -  1975 Child abduction/Cold case 

A Child abduction/Murder  cold case investigation from 1975. The Murder of two children who disappeared during a trip to a shopping mall.  Justice for the two little girls taking 42 years to arrive.

Why was the investigation open for over 40 years? Listen and decide for yourself. 

On line  10/3/20 at 7:00 PM

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   22m
 
 

episode 2: Episode -4-2. N.C. Officer killed in his living room.


Episode -4-2.   N.C. Officer killed in his living room.

Season four Episode two.

K-9 officer Witherspoon with the Concord North Carolina Police Department Is killed on his couch in his home.  Murder?  A suicide gone wrong?  Accident or killed for money? 

Why and how did wife, mother and church employee, Misty Witherspoon, do it?

Listen for your self and decide...


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   31m
 
 

episode 1: Episode 4-1 The Hunt for Rudolph


Episode 4-1   3-25  The Hunt for Rudolph

Season 4 Sept-5 -2020  

 Between 1996 to 1998, bombs exploded or were located in Atlanta, Birmingham, and Asheville.  The Blasts killing two and injuring hundreds.  This  started a five-year manhunt for  Eric Robert Rudolph.

On May 31, 2003,  FBI Top Ten Fugitive Eric Robert Rudolph was arrested by North Carolina police officer J.S. Postell...


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   18m
 
 

episode 25: Episode -3-25- Sometimes a man just needs to be shot (and sometimes the Court Agrees.)


Episode -3-25- Sometimes a man just needs to be shot( and sometimes the Court Agrees.) 

A Civil War atrocity.  A Year after the war, revenge is found on  the small town Southern College Campus of Mars Hill NC. 

The killer is caught and tried. What did the court rule on the criminal murder charge?  Right or Wrong?  Did it even occur? Listen to Pod Cast 3-25 and hear for your self and decide...


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   24m
 
 

episode 24: Episode 3-24. Murder with a stick? or Honor killing?


Episode 3-24. Murder with a stick? or Honor killing?

The story of one man’s honor when his wife is attacked.

Or is it?  Revenge?  Honor Killing?

Or just murder with a big stick?

Listen and you decide.

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   30m
 
 

episode 23: Episode 3-23 A tale of a truly Evil man.


Episode 3-23 A tale of a truly Evil man.

Carl Panzram 1920and 30’s  American serial killer, rapist, arsonist, robber, and burglar. In prison he confessions and writes his autobiography. Claiming to have killed at least 22, and committing over 1000 acts of sex offenses.  Panzran operated cost to coast in the United States and even Africa. At one point stealing a pistol from President Taft that he used in his murdering ways...


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 2020-08-16  27m
 
 

episode 22: Episode -3-22 Murder and death in 1936 and 1937


Episode -3-22  Murder and death in 1936 and 1937

Shade of Blue Stories of murder and accidental death in 1936 and 1937.

Domestic calls for service are some of the most dangerous for law enforcement response. 

Murder can have many possible causes.  Greed, jealousy, anger and possibly accidental?  A look at several of the investigations during the years of 1936 and 1937.

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 2020-08-09  22m
 
 

episode 21: Episode -3-21 Murder of a Swedish Assassin In Western North Carolina?


Episode -3-21  Murder of a Swedish Assassin In Western North Carolina?   

Investigations are many times all about connections and sometimes connections can cloud the direction of an investigation...


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 2020-08-02  25m
 
 

episode 20: Episode - 3-20 You got the wrong guy, It wasn't me!


Episode - 3-20  You got the wrong guy, It wasn't me!

Justice is supposed to be blind.  Systems and courts have been set up and established to prevent the innocent from being convicted.  Yet the system operators and precipitants are human and as such mistakes are made.  This episode looks at some of those mistakes and how they were corrected or if they were corrected...


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 2020-07-26  32m
 
 

episode 19: Episode 3-19. The newspaper man and the Klan.


Episode 3-19. The newspaper man and the Klan. 

Episode three nineteen.

A shade of blue story from the 1870s.

The owner and editor of the Asheville Citizen news paper assaults the court solicitor in pack square. Two shots are fired. One man arrested but both men charged...


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 2020-07-19  26m