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II OE II 07-12-2011 11:18 PM

100% Case Guide by OE
Vice Narcotics receives a tip from one Freddie Calhoun, junkie, snitch and all around no-hoper. Freddie seems to be playing it straight for once, sharing information on a city-wide marijuana distribution ring. Detective Phelps and Earle will search, question and raid their way to the top of the operation, and in the process learn how the crooks could be smuggling fifty pound shipments of dope in plain sight.

13 Clues (1 not tagged, but if you follow the guide you will get all 13.)

Majority of Information thanks to: Wolven Freak


Interview Freddie Calhoun
Drive over to Mike Lyman's Bar. Simple.

Mike Lyman's Bar
Enter the bar and Roy will notice your man in the back. Chat with the smoking man in the blue shirt.
Investigate Cruz Residence
Leave the bar and drive to Juan Garcia Cruz's Residence.

Juan Garcia Cruz's Residence
As you arrive a man will start shooting at you from the front window.
Subdue Juan Garcia Cruz
Using the concrete barrier and cover, follow it right to the car. Next go around the back, kick the door in and shoot the two armed men. Be careful as they are using Thompson SMGs.
Achievement Unlocked: Forcible Rear Entry
You will appear inside the house with the coroner nearby. Time to search the area for clues, starting with the body in front of you.
1 - Gunman's Silver Dollar: check the left coat pocket
Check his right coat pocket and tap the ID to confirm it is Juan.
2 - Updated 'Juan's Silver Dollar: you are not actually notified of the update, but it is required.
Next turn to the left and check the boxes.
3 - 'Masangkay': check the note on the boxes
Now check the stack of boxes beside the kitchen entrance to learn about Parnell's Soup Company. Next go into the back bedroom and check the newspaper on top of the boxes.
Investigate 20th Century Market
Next, use the phone nearby to get the address of Parnell's Soup Company. Leave the house and an officer will notify you of a neighbor to speak with.

This neighbor will tell you that Juan spent lots of time in a chicken coop. Now, go to the backyard and kick in the door to the chicken coop.

Check the middle shelves with four tins and then inspect the flour tin (second from left) to reveal a secret room.

Inspect the golden tin next to it for a nice suprise! Enter the room and inspect both of the soup tins on the right shelf.

4 - Soup Cans: obtained after opening the first soup tin
Achievement Unlocked: Soup In The Pot
After opening both cans, inspect the blue ledger on the desk. Tap any information containing "Tijuana"
5 - Tijuana Dope Shipments
NOTE: If you want to obtain the "High Flyer" achievement you have to leave for 20th Century Market now. Skip below to 20th Century Market for more information.

Otherwise, leave this location and drive to Parnell's Soup Company.

Parnell's Soup Co. Factory
Enter the building and speak with the receptionist. She will lead you upstairs to Mr. Parnell's secretary, and finally into his office.

After a chat with Mr. Parnell, a ledger will be placed in front of you. Open it up and on the second page tap "Jorge Garcia Cruz, 1452 N. Las Palmas Avenue". You now get your chance to ask some questions.

Howard Parnell
Factory sealed soup cans: Doubt
Parnell's Soup Company: Doubt
Knowledge of Cruz Brothers: Doubt
Inside man Jorge Garcia: Truth
After questioning, Mr. Parnell will opt to give you a tour of the factory. Follow him around until meeting a man named Sergio.

Before speaking with him, inspect the ledger on the desk nearby. Tap any listing for "20th Century Market" and then talk with Sergio.

6 - Sergio's Silver Dollar: automatically obtained after talking with Sergio

Sergio Rojas
Factory sealed soup cans: Doubt
20th Century Market: Lie / Sergio's Silver Dollar
Things are finished here, for now so drive over to 20th Century Market.

20th Century Market
You arrive to find lots of people coming and going from the market. Roy will radio KGPL for officers to arrive. When they do, you will enter the store, but the clerk will make a run for it.

Skip the note below if you came from Parnell's Soup.

NOTE: If you came here directly from Juan's Residence, the same cut-scene will occur, but you will unlock an achievement.
Achievement Unlocked: High Flyer
Apprehend Grocery Clerk
Follow him out the back door, through the alley and up a ladder. Chase him around the rooftop until he gets a surprise hit on you. Give him a taste of what marines are made of.

After, you will come back to the market with the clerk in tow. He hands over a small bag of reefer. Next, he will clean out his pockets, revealing another silver dollar.

7 - Shopkeeper's Silver Dollar: automatically obtained
Next, he will give you his wallet. Inspect his ID.
8 - Updated 'Airto's Silver Dollar'
Now you get to interrogate him for information.
Airto Sanchez
Knowledge of 'E.J': Lie / Airto's Silver Dollar
Parnell's Soup shipments: Doubt
Juan and Jorge Cruz: Truth
After your questioning you will appear in an alley across the street from Parnell's Soup Company.

Parnell's Soup Factory Pt.2
Raid Parnell's Soup Factory
As you pull up to the factory you will be prompted to grab a gun from the trunk. Do so if you wish, then head inside and kick open the door to the back work area.

There will be a fairly large gunfight to deal with. Majority of enemies will have a Colt .45, but a few will have Thompson SMGs or Tommy Guns.

After the gunfight an officer will have found something of interest. Follow him into the side room and inspect the body.

9 - Gunman's Silver Dollar: inspect the open left hand
Check the wallet and tap the ID. Next, leave this room and Roy will get your attention. Search the boxes beside him.
10 - Boxed Marijuana Shipment: check the boxes
After, another officer will grab your attention, so follow him upstairs to another body. First, check the shirt pocket.
11 - Jorge's Silver Dollar: inside the shirt pocket
Now check the left hand for a large roll of cash. A cut-scene will occur and a puzzle awaits you on the desk. You will spot three letters on each of the coins. Arrange them in the following order:


Solution: Masangkay Metals
12 - Collected Silver Dollars
Achievement Unlocked: Spare a Dime
Investigate Masangkay Metals
Everything is done here, drive to the next location.

Masangkay Metals
You arrive to find what looks like an abandoned factory with locked gates.

Follow the building to your right around into the alley. Climb the pipe, then descend the pipe on your right to gain access to the lot.

Go to the back of the building to gain entrance and another gunfight waiting for you.

Shoot your way to the very top office to find a man by the name of Victor Sanders.

Achievement Unlocked: Every Herb Bearing Seed

shilbo-assassin 07-12-2011 11:34 PM

Thanks. Will be downloading it tomorrow to finish the DLC. Was waiting for your guide :)

II OE II 07-12-2011 11:38 PM

thanks, as the note at the top reads, i have missed tagging a clue... Either the game doesn't actually notify you of this clue, or i just missed it appearing because of guide work.

Annalie 07-12-2011 11:43 PM

Im going to use this when i replay the case. 5 stars for this thread.

II OE II 07-13-2011 12:30 AM

thanks :)

also, on another note, i have updated my Nicholson Electroplating guide to be 100% now. Sorry that it took me so long to update it >.<

also, props to Woven Freak for doing his first guide and thanks to him for the majority of the information.

H0p3sfalL 07-13-2011 01:18 AM

Good stuff! Sad it's the last DLC.

cheevo360 07-13-2011 01:23 AM

Nice guide :)

nappster187 07-13-2011 03:42 AM

Awesome guide!! Thanks for all the help... Now to just get that car window achievement n I will be done w this

Evo Kazz 07-13-2011 06:44 AM

Nice this is exactly what I did and nailed 1400 and 5 stars within hours of release. Easy DLC and a fantastic guide

EFE Assassin 07-13-2011 07:26 AM

Thanks for the guide!
Both of them ;) got my 1400 ! :woop:


Originally Posted by II OE II (Post 4355005)
thanks :)

also, on another note, i have updated my Nicholson Electroplating guide to be 100% now. Sorry that it took me so long to update it >.<

also, props to Woven Freak for doing his first guide and thanks to him for the majority of the information.

amacteur 07-13-2011 08:33 AM

Thanks for this II OE II, I can start it now :D

Great guide, as usual... ;)

Muse89 07-13-2011 09:46 AM

Awesome guide dude, really easy to follow. Now I finally have my 100% for this game and can trade it in for something better

360GameTV 07-13-2011 11:04 AM

As always the (german) HD Videoguide of this Case (Fully 5 Star Rating)

Good Guide II OE II

gray 07-13-2011 12:08 PM

Thanks for the brilliant guides. The surprise in the soup can was cool. Well done on writing an epic guide

the ferenczy 07-14-2011 12:38 PM

Thank you for taking the time to make great guides for us.:) All of your LA Noire guides were very helpful and well-written. Thanks again.

Psyccho 07-14-2011 06:20 PM

Great guide man. This DLC was rather disappointing, but an easy 100 points.

AgEnT STARZz 07-14-2011 08:27 PM

Your guides have been great! thanks for the help!!

Graivul 07-16-2011 02:30 PM

Thanks for this, nice easy to follow sequential guide :)

HATRID 07-17-2011 12:05 PM

great guide, thanks OE

CrAzE j0KeR 07-18-2011 12:58 AM

thanks for the guide

SquirrelOfRock 07-18-2011 11:52 PM

Thanks for the guide. I'll have to go back and get five stars.

RENCAMO 07-19-2011 09:49 AM

Do you mind if I include this walkthrough for my achievement guide?

II OE II 07-20-2011 05:11 PM

perhaps just put a link to this?

Riverpatrol 09-13-2011 09:45 PM

Thanks for the guide mate.

prewow 09-18-2011 02:23 PM

great guide again :)

one point, it is possible to catch the grocery clerk before he makes it to the ladder if you are quick enough. does not make a difference to how the case plays out at all but a small time saver if you are trying to rush through this case.

Bellend124 10-10-2011 03:20 AM

Great guide! I skipped the second bit because I was just going for the achievements. Less than an hour to finish this dlc and get my 1400/1400

Redemption Mode 01-02-2012 10:55 PM

:woop: Awesome guide, bro.

paul299 02-02-2012 05:17 PM

Thanks for another helpful guide, well on my way to 1400 with these bad boys!!

ADenton109 12-22-2012 12:25 PM

Thanks for the guide, do you need to 5 star this to get the Shamus To The Stars achievement?

bLaKgRaVy 12-30-2013 06:59 PM


Originally Posted by ADenton109 (Post 5475234)
Thanks for the guide, do you need to 5 star this to get the Shamus To The Stars achievement?

No. You don't need to 5-star any DLC case to get "Shamus to the Stars" if you have the regular retail edition with the extra cases downloaded.

However, if you have the Complete Edition, you do need to 5-star the four "DLC" cases as they have been worked into the game as regular cases and it changed the requirement of the achievement.

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