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When a normal quinceañera erupts in violence, leaving multiple people dead, the detectives work quickly to follow a lead. During their search for answers, they find a young boy protecting acres of marijuana and discover he is the only witness that can help the case. As the detectives begin to close in on a suspect, Winters receives a surprise visit at home. Meanwhile, DDA Morales must risk upsetting the Mexican government by prosecuting the guilty, which results in a shocking decision.

Episode Info

Episode number: 1x9
Production Number: 01014
Airdate: Monday April 11th, 2011
Special Airtime: 09:00 pm

Director: Tom Di Cillo
Writer: Richard Sweren

Alternate Airdates:

AU (TV HiTS) Aug 05, 2013


Guest Stars
Angela BullockAngela Bullock
As Judge Ellen Fabricant
Coleton Ray FalkeColeton Ray Falke
As Victim
Peter CoyotePeter Coyote
As District Attorney Jerry Hardin
Tammy KleinTammy Klein
As SID Criminalist
Teri PoloTeri Polo
As Casey Ryan Winters
Al EspinosaAl Espinosa
As Consul Ortega
Ashley BravoAshley Bravo
As Liana Alcazar
Caitlin CarmichaelCaitlin Carmichael
As Lily Winters
Charles ChunCharles Chun
As Mitch Pellington
Damián DelgadoDamián Delgado
As Judge Ramirez
Elizabeth LiangElizabeth Liang
As Aldona de Leon
Garret DavisGarret Davis
As Bailiff
Geoffrey RivasGeoffrey Rivas
As Mark Robles
Jose Pablo CantilloJose Pablo Cantillo
As Cesar Vargas
Kevin SifuentesKevin Sifuentes
As Ramon Cepeda
Laura P. VegaLaura P. Vega
As Flora Ramirez
Liz LozaLiz Loza
As Marla Chester
Margarita ReyesMargarita Reyes
As Interpreter
Mario CortezMario Cortez
As Uni Translator
Oren SkoogOren Skoog
As James Herbert
Philip CasnoffPhilip Casnoff
As Beau Washburn
Quinton LopezQuinton Lopez
As Fernando Ramirez
Ray SantiagoRay Santiago
As Ray Mota
Ron WestRon West
As Judge Frasier Keating
Rosa SalazarRosa Salazar
As Yolanda
Sonny ValensSonny Valens
As Beergut Banger
Tatum ShankTatum Shank
As Tracker
Victor RiversVictor Rivers
As Efraim Contraras
Wally KurthWally Kurth
As Gordon Ralston
Yolanda SnowballYolanda Snowball
As Court Clerk
Yvonne DeLarosaYvonne DeLarosa
As Maria Alcazar

Steven ZirnkiltonSteven Zirnkilton
As Opening Narration
Main Cast
Skeet UlrichSkeet Ulrich
As Detective Rex Winters
Alfred MolinaAlfred Molina
As Detective Ricardo Morales
Corey StollCorey Stoll
As Detective Tomas "TJ" Jarusalski
Rachel TicotinRachel Ticotin
As Lieutenant Arleen Gonzales
Regina HallRegina Hall
As Deputy D.A. Evelyn Price


The scene opens with a man and woman talking about a party of the Alcazars that is happening next door. Suddenly gunmen enter the party in masks and open fire on the party and kill several people. Rex and TJ arrive on the scene and see the bloody carnage that is left. Rex sees that assault rifles were used in the murder. The owner of the house, Mr. Alacazar is dead. Mrs. Alacazar talks to Lt. Gonzales, Rex and TJ and she says that she can’t believe her husband is dead. One of the guests says that there was a white Cherokee with a roof rack as one of the vehicles. Mrs. Alacazar tells that her husband said that there were some problems at work, but she didn’t think that it was something serious. At Rex’s house, Casey asks if it was a hard case and he says that it is. He asks if the kids are asleep and she tells that she put them to sleep already. He tells her that he won’t wake them up. The next day, TJ and Rex go to Alacazar’s work and a co-worker says that he had a big project fall through and TJ finds pictures of a place in the desert. ..

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Other Episode Crew

CreatorDick Wolf
DeveloperBlake Masters
Executive ProducerDick Wolf  |  Blake Masters  |  Peter Jankowski  |  René Balcer  |  Christopher Misiano
Co-Executive ProducerJulie Martin (1)  |  Richard Sweren  |  Arthur W. Forney
ProducerJill Lopez Danton  |  Tim Deluca
Production DesignerKen Hardy
EditorLeon Ortiz-Gil
CastingDylann Brander  |  Megan Branman  |  Lynn Kressel
Unit Production ManagerMichele Greco
MusicAtli Örvarsson
Set DesignerW. Rick Nichol
Director of PhotographyJoe Gallagher
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