A handyman takes advantage of an overheard conversation in a beauty parlor to steal money collected from a local charity for crippled children.
A holdup man kills a guard and deserts his wounded partner during a robbery, but then discovers that the silent partners who planned the robbery and provided a hideout are even more ruthless than he is.
Tom Thornton, recently released from prison, vows to kill his former business partner, Harold Sylvester, who framed him for murder. Dan Mathews attempts to prevent the killing, but is hampered by the fact that the crime that Thornton served time for was the murder of Sylvester.
A disgruntled truck driver seeks revenge by robbing only the chain stores owned by his employer.
Chief Dan Mathews responds to a call of an apparent hunting accident involving two business partners in a remote area of the mountains. Only it's after the dead man's daughter reveals that her father would never hunt and hated guns that Mathews begins to suspect foul play.
A guard is killed during a packing house robbery. When one of the killers dumps the body in a remote area, he is seen by a farmer who calls the Highway Patrol. But the killers change cars and soon are chased by the cops, figuring out that there must have been a witness to the body dump or car switch, so they set out to eliminate that witness, with Chief Dan Mathews right behind them.moreless
Mr. Garson of Western Chemical has to make a delivery of highly dangerous radioactive dust and he asks the Highway Patrol to accompany their driver to the point of delivery. Chief Dan Mathews sees to the task himself, only he leaves the site before Harry Wells, the driver, drops the canister, spilling the radioactive material on the ground and contaminating himself in the process. The spill is discovered and search is started, only the dust causes Harry to start acting strangely, prompting Mathews to try and find him before it's too late.moreless
A sniper is taking random shots at passing cars on a rural road and one of those shots takes the life of a driver. This sets the Highway Patrol hot on the trail of the shooter only Matthews isn't convinced of the person the townsfolk are accusing.
A murderer on the run kidnaps a couple and their daughter at gunpoint. They hideout in a cabin in the woods. Highway Patrol helicopters finally track them down.
A recently paroled burglar and his wife move into town and and after a string of robberies, they become the chief suspects. Despite being under the watchful eye of the Highway Patrol, the confident pair attempt to pull one last major heist.
A super-efficient and highly trusted secretary for a farmers' co-op devises a meticulous plan to rob the co-op of $50,000 with the help of her crop duster boyfriend.