Reed thinks he's got a great deal lined up on a used boat, but Malloy's convinced there's something fishy going on. The owner of a stolen horse is convinced that it's been sold to a riding academy. An informant provides a tip about a suspicious restaurant parking lot attendant. A socialite accuses Malloy and Reed of stealing her diamond ring.moreless
Malloy has his eye on an attractive woman he's seeing all over town walking a Scotty dog, which eventually turns out to be bad news for her. A police helicopter reports a young man riding his dirt bike in the hills illegally during fire season. An armed movie theater hold up suspect flees on motorcycle. Two armed robbery suspects who fatally shoot a night watchman inside a department store get unexpected help during their escape from a joyriding couple.
Chemist Randolph James has started a successful company to develop a new antibiotic but his former boss, Hudson Bradshaw, files suit claiming that James developed the formula while in his employ. James' wife, Natalie, then begins selling her stock to Bradshaw which would give him control of the new company. James vows to stop his wife at any cost and she turns up dead. James claims that he was fishing at the time the murder occurred but things turn bad when he can't find the fellow fisherman who can substantiate his story.moreless