Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999–…): Season 11, Episode 6 - Spooked - full transcript

When a young couple is found murdered in the back of a padlocked truck, Detectives Olivia Benson and Elliot Stabler investigate the scene and link the male victim to a dangerous Mexican drug cartel. Benson and Stabler follow a lead to an abandoned drug den where they are surprised to see FBI Special Agent Dean Porter, who is separately working on the case. Porter tries to take over the investigation, but suspicion arises and the two continue the hunt for the murderer. Following their intuition, Benson and Stabler come across shocking discoveries, which lead them to believe this case is much larger than a mere drug-related murder.

male announcer:
IN THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM,

SEXUALLY BASED OFFENSES ARE
CONSIDERED ESPECIALLY HEINOUS.

IN NEW YORK CITY,
THE DEDICATED DETECTIVES

WHO INVESTIGATE
THESE VICIOUS FELONIES

ARE MEMBERS
OF AN ELITE SQUAD

KNOWN AS
THE SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT.

THESE ARE THEIR STORIES.

- MERRY F'ING CHRISTMAS.

ALL THAT'S MISSING
IS A BOW.

PADLOCK'S ON THE BACK.

MUST BE KEEPING
SOMETHING SAFE.



- I DON'T SEE THE DRIVER.

COULD BE UP FRONT
CATCHING SOME "Z"s.

- I AIN'T WORRIED
ABOUT NO DRIVER.

GRAB THE BOLT CUTTERS.

DRIVER'S GONE.

MORON MUST'VE RUN OUT OF GAS.

- HE'S ABOUT TO RUN
OUT OF WHAT'S INSIDE.

WE GOTTA CALL THE COPS.

- WE GOTTA GET OUT OF HERE.

- PATROL FOUND THEM
OFF AN ANONYMOUS 911 CALL.

- HOW LONG DEAD?

- THEY'RE FRESH, NOT MORE
THAN A COUPLE OF HOURS.

- ANY I.D.?

- NOTHING ON EITHER OF THEM.



THE MALE APPEARS TO BE
LATE TEENS, EARLY 20s.

FEMALE'S PROBABLY IN HER 20s--
BOTH HISPANIC,

BOTH THEIR THROATS SLIT
AND BOTH POSITIVE FOR FLUIDS.

- SO THE KILLER INTERRUPTED THEM
WHILE THEY WERE HAVING SEX.

- BUT THE BLOOD SPLATTER

PROVES LOVERBOY WASN'T
ON TOP OF HER

WHEN THE PERP SLICED HIM UP.

- SO HE POSED THEM
FOR SHOCK VALUE.

- HE MUTILATE HER BREASTS
BEFORE OR AFTER SHE DIED?

- AFTER.

THE POOL OF BLOOD INDICATES
HER HEART HAD STOPPED

BY THE TIME
HE CARVED HER UP.

BUT SHE WAS ALIVE
WHEN HE CUT HER THROAT.

WON'T KNOW IF HE RAPED HER
TILL THE DNA COMES BACK.

- HERE COMES THE LIGHTS, FOLKS.

- THAT'S WEIRD.

SHE HUNG UP HER UNDIES
AND NOT HER CLOTHES?

- I'LL BET THE PERP DID IT.

HE RAPED HER, AND HE WANTED TO
MAKE SURE AS HELL WE KNEW IT.

- HE'S WAVING HIS FLAG.

- RIGHT IN OUR FACE.

- NO HITS ON THEIR PRINTS
IN ANY DATABASE.

- HOW 'BOUT TRACE EVIDENCE?

- WON'T KNOW
TILL DNA COMES BACK.

BUT THE ONLY HAIRS
FOUND ON JANE DOE'S BODY

ARE CONSISTENT WITH HIS.

YOUR RAPIST
WAS EXTREMELY CAREFUL.

- HOW SO?

- SHE HAS DEFENSIVE WOUNDS
ON BOTH HER ARMS.

[camera shutter clicking]

BUT NOTHING
UNDER HER FINGERNAILS.

I BET HE WORE A CONDOM TOO.

- SO SHE AND JOHN DOE
ARE HAVING SEX

WHEN OUR SLASHER
CRASHES THE PARTY,

GETS HIM OUT OF THE WAY
SO HE CAN RAPE JANE DOE.

- KILLER'S GOT A SET OF STONES
AND HIS ACT DOWN PAT.

THEY NEVER HAD A CHANCE.

- MUTILATED BREASTS,
SLIT THROATS,

HANGING LINGERIE--

PERP'S TOO EVOLVED FOR THIS
TO BE HIS MAIDEN VOYAGE.

- TELL THAT TO VICAP.

NOTHING IN THEIR FILES
COMES CLOSE

TO THIS GUY'S PATTERN.

- ALERT SVUs
IN THE OTHER BOROUGHS,

EVERY POLICE AGENCY
IN THE NORTHEAST.

DO WE KNOW
WHO OWNS THIS TRUCK?

- IT'S HAD
SO MANY PARTS REPLACED,

IT HAS FIVE PARTIAL
V.I.N. NUMBERS,

NOT TO MENTION
STOLEN PLATES.

I'M WORKING ON IT.
WHAT THE HELL ARE YOU DOING?

- WHAT AM I DOING?
I'M INSTALLING YOUR PHONES.

YOU GOT
THE NEW GREENTECH 8800.

- I JUST FIGURED OUT
HOW TO USE THE OLD ONE.

- JOHN, USE THE PHONE
IN THE MEDIA ROOM.

WHERE ARE WE
WITH MISSING PERSONS?

- NO ONE ON THEIR LIST
MATCHES ANY DESCRIPTIONS

OF OUR VICTIMS.

- WHAT ABOUT THE 911 CALL?

- MADE FROM A PAY PHONE AROUND
THE CORNER FROM THE SCENE,

PROBABLY BY THE SAME LOWLIFES
WHO BROKE INTO THE TRUCK--

NO USABLE PRINTS.

THE TWO-FIVE CANVASSED.
THEY CAME UP EMPTY.

- SO WE GOT SQUAT UNTIL
THIS GUY BUTCHERS SOMEBODY ELSE.

- THEY WEREN'T BUTCHERED.

WOUND TRACKS WERE MADE
BY A THIN, CURVED BLADE

ABOUT AN INCH AND A HALF LONG.

- SOME KIND OF RAZOR?

- MORE LIKE A SCALPEL.

YOU CAN GET ONE
AT ANY HOBBY STORE.

- SCALPEL'S EASY TO HIDE,
EASY TO USE AND LOSE.

- AND JUST WHAT HE NEEDED

TO TAKE OUT
HER BREAST IMPLANTS.

- HOW DO YOU KNOW
SHE HAD THOSE?

- I FOUND HEALING INCISIONS
A COUPLE OF WEEKS OLD.

- HE TOOK THE TIME
TO STEAL HER IMPLANTS?

- THE GUY MUST HAVE WANTED
A COUPLE TROPHIES.

- OR HE'S SMART AND KNEW
WE COULD I.D. HER

FROM THE SERIAL NUMBERS.

- THE DOCTOR WHO PUT 'EM IN
SHOULD REMEMBER HER.

- SEND JANE DOE'S PHOTO
TO EVERY PLASTIC SURGEON

IN 100-MILE RADIUS.

- WHAT ABOUT IDENTIFYING MARKS?

- TATTOO ON HIS RIGHT ARM
WITH THE INITIALS L.Z.

- LOOKS LIKE THE GRIM REAPER
WEARING A WEDDING VEIL.

- OR LA SANTA MUERTE,
DEATH BRIDE--

PATRON SAINT
OF MEXICAN DRUG DEALERS.

- ANY IDEA WHAT
THE L.Z. STANDS FOR?

- I RAN IT THROUGH
THE DATABASES.

NO KNOWN MEXICAN GANGS CAME UP,

BUT MAYBE IT'S THE INITIALS
OF MR. DOE.

- SEND THE INK AND
THE FINGERPRINTS TO THE FBI.

IF THESE TWO ARE
IN THE COUNTRY ILLEGALLY,

THE FIBBIES CAN SQUEEZE
THE MEXICANS FOR THEIR RECORDS.

- MY GUESS,
THEY'RE BOTH AMERICAN.

- WHY?

- THEIR DENTAL WORK,
DEFINITELY DONE HERE.

- FIND ANYTHING ELSE?

- C.S.U. DID.

HUNDREDS OF BROWN FIBERS
MIXED IN WITH THE BLOOD

ON THE TRUCK FLOOR.

- THE LAB IDENTIFIED THEM
AS POLYESTER FIBERFILL.

- FROM THE VICTIMS' CLOTHING?

- TOO LOW-GRADE.

IT'S USED MOSTLY
FOR STUFFING PILLOWS

AND CHEAP PLUSH TOYS.

- SO THE FIBERS MUST BE
FROM WHATEVER THAT TRUCK HAULED

BEFORE IT WAS TURNED
INTO A MOBILE SLAUGHTERHOUSE.

- HOW WE DOING ON THE TRUCK?

- CAN I CONTINUE TO USE
MY OLD PHONE?

- IT WON'T WORK
ON THE NEW SYSTEM.

- HOW I LONG FOR THE DAYS
OF ROTARY DIAL.

- AND I'VE BEEN
BADGERING ONE P.P.

FOR NEW PHONES
SINCE CLINTON WAS PRESIDENT,

SO GET OVER IT, JOHN.

- HERE, THE QUICK-START GUIDE
IS IN THE FRONT.

- MUNCH.

MUNCH, THE TRUCK,
DID YOU TRACE IT?

- YEAH.
FAX JUST CAME IN.

IT'S OWNED BY A RENTAL COMPANY
IN THE BRONX.

- TRUCK WENT OUT LAST WEEK.

WAS SUPPOSED TO BE RETURNED
LAST NIGHT.

- CARLOS MARTINEZ--
ADDRESS, LAREDO, TEXAS,

DATE OF BIRTH, MARCH '91.

THAT'S OUR JOHN DOE.

- YOUR INSURANCE COMPANY LETS
YOU RENT TO 18-YEAR-OLDS?

- SCREW THE INSURANCE COMPANY.

THE KID LEFT COLLATERAL.

TAKE A LOOK.

- MY FIRST CAR
WAS A RUSTED-OUT DODGE DART.

YOU'RE SURE HE'S THE OWNER?

- REGISTRATION
MATCHES HIS LICENSE.

CHECK IT OUT.

OOH, THAT BABY'S GONNA LOOK
GREAT IN MY DRIVEWAY.

- THIS BABY'S BEING IMPOUNDED.

IT'S EVIDENCE
IN A MURDER INVESTIGATION.

- HEY, DETECTIVE,
IT WAS A FAIR TRADE.

HOW AM I GONNA RENT MY TRUCK
WHEN IT LOOKS LIKE THE INSIDE

OF DRACULA'S REFRIGERATOR?

- HOSE IT OUT?

WHAT'D YOU FIND?

- THE LAST PLACE CARLOS
WAS SEARCHING FOR ON HIS GPS

WAS A HOUSE
OUT IN SOUTH OZONE PARK.

KID CARLOS' AGE
DRIVING A CAR LIKE THAT

COMES TO A DUMP LIKE THIS
ONLY FOR ONE REASON.

- DRUGS.
- HEY, BUDDY.

HEY, YO, POLICE, STOP.

- HEY, KID.

WHERE YOU GOING?
- LET GO OF ME.

- WHAT'S YOUR NAME?
- EDUARDO.

- YOU LIVE HERE?
- NO, ACROSS THE STREET.

- ALL RIGHT, SO WHAT
ARE YOU DOING IN THERE?

- SEEING IF THEY LEFT
ANYTHING GOOD--

JUST THIS.

- CHECK AROUND THE BACK.

- SO WHEN DID THEY MOVE OUT?
- LAST NIGHT.

THEY WERE LOADING A TRUCK.

- SO IS THIS THEM?

- YEAH.
HE DROVE.

SHE BOSSED HIM AROUND.

- SO HOW LONG
WERE THEY HERE FOR?

- LIKE A WEEK.

BUNCH OF PEOPLE
WENT IN EVERY NIGHT.

THEY WERE GONE
BY THE MORNING.

- EL!

- I'LL BE TAKING THIS
WITH ME.

GO ON, GET OUT OF HERE.

A MARSHMALLOW ROAST?

- ASS-COVERING.

THE RAIN LAST NIGHT MUST HAVE
PUT OUT THEIR LITTLE CAMPFIRE.

- BUNCH OF SCALES,
GLASSINE BAGS.

- PLACE IS A REGULAR
DRUG FACTORY.

THEY MUST HAVE SET UP SHOP,
CUT A LOAD OR TWO, AND SPLIT.

- WHY WOULD YOU DITCH
SUCH NICE DIGS?

- AND WHY WOULD OUR JANE DOE

TRY TO BURN
HER DRIVER'S LICENSE?

HER NAME IS RAMONA RODRIGUEZ,

EAST 67TH STREET.

- YES, RAMONA LIVES HERE.

DID SOMETHING HAPPEN?

- SHE WAS MURDERED.

- WHAT?

- DO YOU KNOW WHAT SHE
WAS DOING LAST NIGHT?

- NO, I-I-I BARELY KNEW HER.

- WASN'T SHE YOUR ROOMMATE?

- IF YOU WANT TO CALL IT THAT.

BUT SHE RENTED MY SECOND ROOM,

BUT SHE WAS HARDLY EVER HERE.

- HOW'D YOU MEET HER?
- I PUT AN AD ON CRAIGSLIST.

AND SHE GAVE ME
SIX MONTHS ADVANCE IN CASH.

AND I'D LOST MY JOB,

SO I NEEDED THE MONEY
SO I WOULDN'T LOSE THIS PLACE.

LOOK, PLEASE DON'T TELL
MY LANDLORD, OKAY?

- DO YOU MIND
IF WE TAKE A LOOK AROUND?

- BE MY GUEST. HER--HER ROOM'S
RIGHT BACK THERE.

- HARDLY LIVED IN.

- OR SHE SENT HER STUFF
HOME TO MEXICO.

THE PASSPORT IS STILL HERE.
THIS IS A VERY BUSY GIRL.

LOOK AT THIS.

STAMPED AT KENNEDY LAST WEEK.

MEXICO CITY
TWO DAYS EARLIER.

BOGOTA, COLOMBIA,
BEFORE THAT.

THEN MEXICO CITY,
THEN BOGOTA.

- SHE BURNS HER LICENSE
OUTSIDE A DRUG FACTORY,

AND SHE'S JET-SETTING
AROUND THE NARCO AXIS OF EVIL.

SHE WAS A MULE.

- YOU KNOW, MAYBE
SHE WAS SMUGGLING HEROIN

IN THOSE BREAST IMPLANTS.

CONTRABAND DISGUISED
AS DOUBLE "D"s?

- WAIT A MINUTE, WHAT--
WHAT WAS IT MUNCH SAID

ABOUT THOSE FIBERS
FOUND AT THE CRIME SCENE?

EVERYTHING FROM PILLOWS
TO CHEAP PLUSH TOYS.

- THERE'S SOMEONE TRYING
TO GET IN MY FRONT DOOR.

- LIE DOWN IN THE TUB.

STAY THERE.

- DROP THE GUN NOW!

- DETECTIVE BENSON?

- AGENT PORTER?

- [sighs]

- WHAT THE HELL
ARE YOU DOING HERE?

- TRYING TO CLEAR
TWO MURDERS.

YOUR TURN--
WHERE'S YOUR WARRANT?

- LANDLORD LET ME IN--
EXIGENT CIRCUMSTANCES.

TEDDY ONCE CARRIED
HALF A KILO

OF MEXICAN BLACK TAR HEROIN.

OUR C.I.
TOLD US CARLOS MARTINEZ

WAS HOLED UP
IN THAT APARTMENT.

- YOUR INFORMANT
OWES YOU A FREEBIE.

CARLOS MARTINEZ IS DEAD.

- WHEN?
- LAST NIGHT.

SOMEBODY TRIED TO GIVE HIM
A COLUMBIAN NECKTIE

BEFORE RAPING AND MURDERING
HIS GIRLFRIEND.

- I DON'T KNOW HER.

BUT MARTINEZ WAS ABOUT TO MAKE
OUR TEN MOST WANTED LIST.

- WHAT FOR?

- HEY, YO,
THIS IS RAMONA.

- DEJAME, MOCOSO.

I DON'T WANT TO BE NO YOUTUBE.

- WHO ARE YOU CALLING
A MOCOSO?

I'M JAMES BOND, BABY.

I LEAD A LIFE
OF SEX AND DANGER.

- ¿TE CREES MUCHO?
- YEAH.

- WE'LL SEE.

- YOU'D THINK THAT ONE
OF THE GULF CARTEL'S

MOST PROLIFIC HIT MEN

COULD COME UP
WITH A BETTER PICKUP LINE.

- AN 18-YEAR-OLD
IS A PROFESSIONAL HITTER?

- THE L.Z.
ON THE LA SANTA MUERTE

IN CARLOS'S TATTOO
STANDS FOR LOS ZETAS--

THE GULF CARTEL'S
ASSASSINATION WING.

CARLOS MARTINEZ HAS
22 CONFIRMED KILLS IN MEXICO,

FOUR IN THIS COUNTRY.

AND THAT'S ONLY
WHAT WE KNOW ABOUT.

- A KID DUMB ENOUGH
TO PUT HIS FACE ON A VIDEO?

- CARLOS IS THE TIP
OF THE ICEBERG.

CARTEL PLUCKS THEM
AS YOUNG AS 13

FROM TEXAS BORDER TOWNS
LIKE LAREDO,

PROMISES THEM CASH,
HOT CARS, HOTTER WOMEN.

- TELLS THEM THEY CAN BE
PABLO ESCOBAR.

- ONCE THEY'RE SUCKED IN,

THEY GO WHEREVER
THEIR SERVICES ARE NEEDED.

- THE CARTEL SENT CARLOS HERE
TO KILL WHO?

- NOBODY.

HE WAS PROTECTING RAMONA

AND HER SHIPMENT
OF HEROIN-FILLED TEDDY BEARS.

- FROM WHO?
- THE COMPETITION.

- UNTIL HE GOT CAUGHT
WITH HIS PANTS DOWN

WHEN HE AND RAMONA
STOPPED TO HAVE SEX.

- RIVAL CREW
SLITS THEIR THROATS,

CUTS OUT HER HEROIN-FILLED
BREAST IMPLANTS,

HIJACKS THE REST
OF THE SHIPMENT,

LEAVES THE TWO OF THEM
THERE TO ROT.

- SO YOU'RE PULLING ALL THIS
OUT OF YOUR ASS BASED ON WHAT?

- YOUR RAPE TREE.

- RAPE TREE?

- THE COYOTES WHO SMUGGLE
MEXICAN ILLEGALS

INTO THIS COUNTRY
OFTEN GANG-RAPE THE WOMEN,

THEN HANG THEIR VICTIMS'
PANTIES ON TREES

TO SYMBOLIZE THEIR CONQUEST.

- ARE YOU SUGGESTING THAT RAPE
WASN'T EVEN THE MOTIVATION HERE?

- THAT'S RIGHT.

THE KILLER STAGED IT
TO LOOK LIKE A RAPE

TO MARK THEIR CONQUEST
OF THE CARTEL'S TURF.

- AND THESE HOMICIDES
ARE ON OURS,

SO LET'S NOT START
A TURF WAR OF OUR OWN.

- NO PROBLEM.

YOU TAKE THE BODIES.
I'LL FOLLOW THE DOPE.

WE'LL KEEP EACH OTHER
IN THE LOOP.

- THAT WORKS FOR ME.

WE'RE GONNA NEED
SOME HELP ON THIS.

ELLIOT, GET ON THE PHONE
TO NARCOTICS.

FIND OUT WHO'S BEEN MOVING
BLACK TAR HEROIN.

OLIVIA--

- CAPTAIN, WILL YOU JUST
GIVE ME A MINUTE?

THEY'RE SLOW
THIS TIME OF NIGHT.

- BEEN A WHILE, OLIVIA.

- YES, IT HAS.
- HOW ARE YOU?

- I CAN'T COMPLAIN.
YOU?

- ABOUT THE SAME.

[elevator bell dings]

YOU HAVE MY NUMBER.

- YEAH, WE ALL DO.

- GIVE HIM A BREAK.

- SEE IF HE
GIVES US ONE FIRST.

- YOU TALK TO NARCOTICS?

- YEAH, CRAGEN WANTS US
TO GET A WARRANT,

FINISH TOSSING
RAMONA'S PLACE.

- WHAT ARE YOU LOOKING FOR NOW?

- WE'RE LOOKING FOR ANYTHING
THAT MIGHT LEAD US

TO THE PEOPLE
WHO KILLED RAMONA.

- YOU THINK
THAT THEY MIGHT COME HERE?

- WELL, NOT IF
WE FIND THEM FIRST,

BUT YOU NEED TO BE SAFE.

SO IS THERE ANYBODY
THAT YOU CAN STAY WITH

UNTIL THIS BLOWS OVER?

- UH, YEAH, YEAH.
I'LL--I'LL PACK A BAG.

- OKAY.

- YOUR VICTIM
MUST HAVE BEEN HOMESICK.

- WHY DO YOU SAY THAT?

- SHE DIDN'T LISTEN
TO AMERICA'S TOP 40 ON THIS.

IT'S A SHORTWAVE RECEIVER,

PICKS UP STATIONS FROM ALL OVER
THE WORLD ON A CLEAR NIGHT.

AND IT'S CLEAN.

- YOU GOT A SCREWDRIVER?

- WHAT'D YOU FIND?

- THIS BASEBOARD
HAS BEEN MESSED WITH HERE.

I'M JUST GONNA...

LOOKS LIKE OUR DEAD GIRL
HAD A SAFE DEPOSIT BOX.

"COMMERCE BANK OF MANHATTAN."

- SO WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME
MISS RODRIGUEZ

OPENED THIS BOX?

- ABOUT TWO WEEKS AGO,
ACCORDING TO OUR RECORDS.

- PROBABLY WHEN SHE PUT
THIS PLANE TICKET IN HERE.

IT'S RAMONA'S--
ONE-WAY, MEXICO CITY,

6:00 P.M. TONIGHT,
ONLY THING IN HERE.

- ALL RIGHT, WE'RE GONNA GIVE
YOU A VOUCHER FOR THIS.

THE OWNER OF THE BOX IS DEAD.

- THEY'RE BOTH DEAD?

- HAS HE BEEN IN HERE?

- NO.
ANOTHER GENTLEMAN.

UH, TWO DAYS AGO.

- WHAT'S HIS NAME?

- JUAN PABLO.

- THAT'S THE MEXICAN VERSION
OF JOHN Q. PUBLIC.

- I CAN GET YOU HIS REAL NAME
IF HE'S IN THE SYSTEM.

GOT SOME
BEAUTIFUL LATENTS HERE.

- HOLD ON, ELLIOT.
SOMETHING ELSE WRITTEN HERE.

M.I.A. 256.

J.F.K. 3:16 THIS AFTERNOON.

- M.I.A.--

THAT'S THE HANDLE FOR
MEXICAN INTERNATIONAL AIRWAYS.

- MEXICAN INTERNATIONAL AIRWAYS
HAS AN INBOUND FLIGHT

FROM MEXICO CITY--
256, IT'S ON TIME.

- YOU AND OLIVIA
HUSTLE OVER TO KENNEDY.

WE'LL HAVE PORTER
MEET YOU THERE.

- GOT IT.
- CALL THE AIRLINE.

GET THE CARGO MANIFEST
FOR M.I.A. FLIGHT 256.

THEN ALERT CUSTOMS.

ASK THEM TO ALLOW
ANYTHING SUSPICIOUS

TO GET THROUGH
TO THE BAGGAGE CLAIM.

- WE'VE GOT FIVE CARDBOARD BOXES
COMING DOWN THE PIKE.

MANIFEST HAVE ANYTHING ON THAT?

- FIVE CARTONS
OF CHILDREN'S TOYS.

ANOTHER LOAD OF TEDDY BEARS?

- IT WORKED BEFORE, HUH?

OKAY, HOLD ON.

WE'VE GOT A TAKER.

HISPANIC MALE, 20s--

BLACK JACKET,
BLUE STRIPED SHIRT, BLACK PANTS.

HE'S LOADING THEM ONTO A CART
AND GOING OUTSIDE.

I GOT HIM.

- OKAY, I'LL CALL YOU
WHEN THE SHIPMENT'S ROLLING.

- PERFECT.
[cell phone ringing]

- YES, CAPTAIN?

- WE GOT A PRINT HIT
OFF THE SAFE DEPOSIT BOX.

JUAN PABLO'S REAL NAME
IS MANUEL ROJAS.

HE'S A LIEUTENANT
IN THE GULF CARTEL.

MUNCH JUST TEXTED HIS PHOTO
TO YOU AND ELLIOT.

- GOT IT.

OUR BOY AND A COMPADRE
ARE LOADING THE BOXES

INTO A RED MINIVAN.

NEITHER OF THEM ARE ROJAS.
PORTER, YOU IN POSITION?

- AFFIRMATIVE.

ALL UNITS STAND BY.

SHIPMENT'S ABOUT TO ROLL.

STABLER, GET WITH OLIVIA.

- AFFIRMATIVE.

LIV, HOLD ON.

- WHAT'S GOING ON?

- ROJAS, HE'S HERE.

- WHY NOW?
THE SHIPMENT'S BEEN PICKED UP.

- MAYBE HE WANTS TO MAKE SURE
THE HEROIN'S IN

BEFORE HE LEAVES TOWN.

- ON THE SAME FLIGHT TO MEXICO

RAMONA WAS SUPPOSED TO TAKE.

ARE YOU ON HIM?

- NOPE, I THINK HE'S SEEN ME.
HOW FAST CAN YOU GET UP HERE?

AT THE COUNTER.
BACKUP'S ON THE WAY.

- GRACIAS, SEÑORITA.

EXCUSE ME.

MY CELL PHONE
IS A .22-CALIBER GUN.

NOW YOU EITHER COME WITH ME

OR I START SHOOTING
INNOCENT BYSTANDERS.

- THIS IS NYPD
TO PORT AUTHORITY.

MY PARTNER'S BEEN MADE.

THEY'RE GOING DOWN
TO THE LOWER LEVEL.

- THERE'S NOWHERE TO GO.
- SHUT UP AND KEEP MOVING.

GO THROUGH THIS DOOR.

- LOOK OUT!
[gunshot]

THEY'RE GONNA COME NOW, ROJAS.

- NOT WHILE I'VE GOT YOU.
MOVE!

- NYPD, YOU ALL RIGHT?

- HE SHOT ME IN THE VEST
WITH HIS CELL.

HE'S GOT A WOMAN.
- YEAH, MY PARTNER.

CAN YOU RADIO FOR HELP?

- YEAH, YEAH.

WE NEED BACKUP IMMEDIATELY--
PARKING LOT TERMINAL FOUR.

SUSPECT'S ON FOOT.

HE'S ARMED AND DANGEROUS,
AND HE HAS--

- POLICE!
DROP YOUR WEAPON!

MANUEL!
- BACK AWAY!

- MANUEL, LET'S JUST
TAKE IT EASY, OKAY?

LET'S CALM DOWN.

- GET THESE COPS
OUT OF HERE.

- I CAN DO THAT.
YOU GOT TO LET HER GO, THOUGH.

- YOU THINK I'M STUPID?
- NO, ABSOLUTELY NOT.

ABSOLUTELY NOT.

NOW LOOK,

LET'S JUST TAKE IT DOWN A NOTCH.
TELL ME WHAT YOU WANT.

- WE'RE LEAVING! NOW!

- MANUEL, I CAN'T LET
YOU LEAVE WITH HER.

YOU KNOW THAT.
NOW, WHAT ELSE CAN I GET YOU?

- I WANT A CAR BROUGHT HERE
WITH MY SHIPMENT INSIDE,

OR I'LL KILL HER.

- LIKE YOU KILLED RAMONA
AND CARLOS?

- SHUT UP, YOU LYING BITCH.

- YOU HAVE A GUN
TO MY HEAD, MANUEL.

WHY WOULD I LIE TO YOU NOW?

I THINK THAT YOU'RE THE ONE

WHO'S LYING TO ME.

YOU FOUND RAMONA WITH CARLOS,

AND YOU SLIT
THEIR THROATS.

[gunshot]

- LIV!
CALL A BUS!

LIV, LIV.

ARE YOU HIT?

- NO.
NO, THE BLOOD IS HIS.

- OKAY.

- THING SHOOTS
FOUR .22-CALIBER BULLETS

RIGHT THROUGH THE ANTENNA.

IT FIRES BY PRESSING THE NUMBERS
FIVE THROUGH EIGHT

ON THE KEYPAD.

- THE CARTEL MAKES THAT?

- NO, SOMEONE
IN THE FORMER YUGOSLAVIA.

THESE THINGS STARTED
SHOWING UP IN AMSTERDAM

AND SLOVENIA
OVER THE LAST FEW YEARS.

SOMEHOW, THIS THING FOUND
ITS WAY SOUTH OF THE BORDER.

- HE SAID THAT HE HAD A GUN.

HE THREATENED TO KILL
INNOCENT BYSTANDERS

IF I DIDN'T GO WITH HIM.

- HOW WERE YOU MADE?

- I DON'T KNOW.

I THOUGHT
YOU WERE FOLLOWING THE DRUGS.

- GUYS IN THE MINIVAN
SPOTTED US.

WE BAGGED 'EM
AT THE AIRPORT EXIT.

THEN I HEARD THE PORT AUTHORITY
COPS ON THE RADIO,

TOLD 'EM TO COME BACK.

- WE'RE GONNA NEED
A STATEMENT, DETECTIVES.

IT SHOULDN'T TAKE LONG.

- I'LL GO FIRST.

NICE SHOT.

- YOU OKAY?

- I WILL BE.

- YOU GOT YOUR MURDERER.

- I JUST DON'T GET

WHY ROJAS DOUBLE-CROSSED
RAMONA AND CARLOS

AND KILLED THEM.

- ROJAS WASN'T
THE DOUBLE-CROSSER.

- HOW DO YOU KNOW?

- OUR INFORMANT.

APPARENTLY RAMONA AND CARLOS
GOT GREEDY.

- SO IT WASN'T
A RIVAL CARTEL.

THEY WERE WHACKED
BY THEIR OWN PEOPLE

FOR BITING OFF
THE HAND THAT FED 'EM.

- RAMONA STOLE THE TEDDY
FROM ONE OF THEIR LOADS.

SHE AND CARLOS SOLD
THE HEROIN THAT WAS INSIDE IT.

ROJAS GOT TO THEM
BEFORE THEY COULD HIJACK

THE SHIPMENT
THAT WE SEIZED TODAY.

- THEY HAD THE TEDDY BEARS.

WHY WOULD RAMONA
SMUGGLE HEROIN

INSIDE HER IMPLANTS?

- THESE ARE PEOPLE
WHO BUILD DISPOSABLE SUBMARINES

TO SMUGGLE DRUGS.

THEY'RE ALWAYS LOOKING
FOR NEW WAYS

TO MULE DOPE
INTO THIS COUNTRY.

- WHICH IS YOUR TURF,
NOT OURS.

BOTTOM LINE,
THIS IS OVER FOR SVU.

- I'LL FORWARD YOU COPIES
OF ALL MY REPORTS, CAPTAIN.

THANK YOU.

YOU NEED A LIFT HOME?

- NO, I'M GOOD, THANKS.

- NEITHER OF YOU
ARE GOING ANYWHERE.

CHIEF OF D's WANTS YOUR FIVES
ON HIS DESK BY 8:00 A.M.

GET TYPING.

- THE BREAKFAST OF CHAMPIONS
IS SERVED.

- I EVER TELL YOU
YOU'RE A GOD?

- PARTAKE OF THE GOD'S NECTAR.
YOU CAN BOW TO ME LATER.

- HOW WE DOING?

- MMM, BETTER NOW.
- GOT OUR STORIES STRAIGHT.

- BUT IT'S NOT
THE WHOLE STORY.

I'M GLAD TO SEE
I'M NOT THE ONLY ONE

WHO PULLED AN ALL-NIGHTER.

I FOUND A THIRD DNA PROFILE

IN THE BLOOD
FROM YOUR MURDER TRUCK.

YOUR KILLER WASN'T
AS CAREFUL AS I THOUGHT.

- SO ROJAS IS DEAD.

HE SHOULD BE RESTING COMFORTABLY
IN YOUR COOLER BY NOW.

- THE PERP'S NOT A MAN.

- AH, HE WAS PRESSED UP
AGAINST ME.

I DIDN'T FEEL HIS PANTS,
BUT IT WAS A GUY.

- WELL, HE MUST HAVE HAD
A SEX CHANGE.

OUR MYSTERY DNA IS FEMALE.

HER BLOOD WAS MIXED IN
WITH THE VICTIMS'.

- YOU'RE SAYING ROJAS
DIDN'T KILL THEM?

- AS FAR AS I KNOW,
HE WAS NEVER IN THAT TRUCK.

- BUT A SECOND WOMAN WAS.

- SHE LEFT A COUPLE
OF HAIRS TOO.

AT FIRST,
I THOUGHT THEY WERE RAMONA'S,

BECAUSE THEY'RE ALSO BROWN,
BUT THE PROFILE'S DIFFERENT.

- WHAT WOMAN SAVAGELY MURDERS
TWO DRUG RUNNERS?

- THE SAME ONE
THAT TRIED TO CONVINCE US

THAT SHE HARDLY KNEW RAMONA

AND HAS THE SAME HAIR COLOR,

HER ROOMMATE--
TERRI BANES.

- FIND HER NOW.

I'LL HAVE MUNCH
PULL HER FINANCIALS

AND ANYTHING ELSE
WE CAN FIND ON HER.

- WHO YOU CALLING--PORTER?

- YEAH, WE SAID
WE'D KEEP HIM IN THE LOOP.

- YEAH, WHEN WE GOT SOMETHING.
LET'S JUST LET THIS PLAY OUT.

- TERRI, SHE USUALLY COMES HOME
FROM WORK AROUND 6:00.

- SO CALL US WHEN YOU SEE HER.
- YEAH.

HEY, UH, CAN I HELP YOU?

- UH, YEAH, SATELLITE TV.

REMOVING OUR EQUIPMENT
FROM TERRI BANES' APARTMENT.

- SHE'S MOVING OUT
WITH LESS THAN 30 DAYS NOTICE.

SHE CAN KISS
HER SECURITY DEPOSIT BYE.

I'LL BE RIGHT THERE.

- YEAH, NO RUSH.
I LEFT SOMETHING IN THE VAN.

- EL, WHERE YOU GOING?

- HEY, SPACE CADET, HOW MUCH
FOR THE FOOTBALL PACKAGE?

POLICE, STOP!

- WHAT'D HE DO?

- INSTALLED THE NEW PHONES
IN THE SQUAD ROOM.

WE'VE BEEN SET UP.

- SWEEP EVERY INCH
OF THIS BUILDING, TWICE.

[cell phone rings]

CRAGEN.

- TARU FOUND A FOURTH MIC BURIED
IN TERRI'S KITCHEN LANDLINE.

- I'LL CALL YOU BACK.

WHERE DID THESE COME FROM?

- BOUGHT OFF THE INTERNET

OR YOUR FRIENDLY
NEIGHBORHOOD SPY SHOP.

PICKS UP PHONE
AND ROOM CONVERSATIONS

WITHIN REASONABLE
HEARING DISTANCE,

DEPENDING
ON THE BACKGROUND NOISE.

- AND TRANSMITS HOW?

- THROUGH THE PHONE LINE.

- ARE THESE MICS TRACEABLE?

- I'LL RUN THE SERIAL NUMBERS,
BUT DON'T HOLD YOUR BREATH.

- WELL, THEN HE
IS ALL WE GOT.

- YEAH, AND WE'VE I.D.ed HIM
OFF HIS PRINTS.

MICHAEL GARCIA, 38--

15 YEARS IN THE EL PASO
POLICE FORCE,

THE LAST THREE
IN THEIR TECH-SUPPORT UNIT.

- DO YOU UNDERSTAND THESE RIGHTS
AS I'VE EXPLAINED THEM TO YOU?

- I KNOW MY RIGHTS,
AND I HAVE NOTHING TO SAY.

- HEY, GENIUS.

EVERY DEVICE YOU PLANTED

AND EVERY CONVERSATION
YOU RECORDED

EQUALS FIVE YEARS
IN FEDERAL PRISON.

BUDDY, YOU'RE UP
TO THREE DECADES.

- SO TELL US
WHO YOU'RE WORKING FOR.

MAYBE THE U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE
WILL CUT YOU A DEAL.

- PASS.

- RAMONA AND CARLOS
ARE MURDERED.

NEW PHONES GET INSTALLED
HERE NEXT DAY.

- BY SOMEONE WHO KNEW
WE CAUGHT THE CASE.

- AND WANTED TO MAKE SURE
WE WEREN'T GETTING TOO CLOSE

TO THEIR HEROIN.

- THE GULF CARTEL
ACTIVELY RECRUITS

ROGUE TEXAS COPS.

THEY MUST HAVE HIRED THE GUY
TO BUG THE PLACE.

- THEY COULD HEAR
EVERY DAMN WORD WE SAID.

- INCLUDING THAT WE WERE
ON TO THEIR SHIPMENT.

CARTEL WARNED ROJAS.

THAT'S HOW THEY MADE US
AT THE AIRPORT.

- HOW DOES TERRI BANES
CONNECT TO ALL THIS?

- WHEN I FIND OUT,
I'LL CALL YOU.

I MEAN, SHE'S GOT TO BE
PART OF THE CARTEL,

WHICH MAKES HER
MY PROBLEM NOW.

- WELL, IN OUR BOOKS,

TERRI BANES IS A SUSPECT
IN A DOUBLE HOMICIDE.

- AND YOU GUYS
HAVE DONE A GREAT JOB.

WE'LL TRACK HER DOWN.

IF SHE'S INVOLVED,
I'LL TURN HER OVER TO YOU.

- IF SHE'S INVOLVED?
HER DNA'S ALL OVER THE TRUCK.

- WE'LL HANDLE IT.

- NAH, I'LL TELL YOU WHAT.
WE CAN HANDLE IT.

- TAKE IT EASY.

- THE CARTEL
BUGGED YOUR PHONES.

DO YOU SEE THE REACH
THESE PEOPLE HAVE?

ARE YOU GETTING IT NOW?

I'LL TAKE THE WIRETAPPER TOO.

- GARCIA'S ALL YOURS.

- SO THAT'S IT?

BIG SHOT FED
PATS US ON THE HEAD,

WE'RE SUPPOSED TO BEND OVER
AND TAKE IT?

- GO HOME, BOTH OF YOU.

- HEY, WHAT'S YOUR PROBLEM?

- PORTER'S NOT GONNA
TELL US DICK.

- HE'S KEPT US IN THE LOOP.

- YEAH, UNTIL HE DIDN'T.

HE WANTS TO CUT US OUT SO HE
CAN GET TO TERRI BEFORE WE DO.

NO WAY.
COME ON.

YOU WITH ME?

WHAT, YOU THINK
I'M MISREADING PORTER?

- DON'T GO TO TERRI'S.

- WHOSE SIDE ARE YOU ON?

- I MEAN PULL OVER.
TERRI'S ON THE MOVE.

- CAN'T BLAME HER
FOR NOT TRUSTING THE PHONES.

- SHE WAS GONE
WHEN TARU FOUND THE BUGS.

HOW'D SHE KNOW?

- THAT'S A GOOD POINT.

SHE NEVER EVEN SPOKE.

SHE DIDN'T PUT
THE PHONE TO HER MOUTH.

- SO WHY IS SHE
WIPING OFF PRINTS?

- LET'S ASK HER
AT THE NEXT STOP.

SO SHE LIVES
ON THE EAST SIDE.

SHE DRIVES 40 BLOCKS NORTH
TO BUY GROCERIES

ON THE WEST SIDE?

- STAY HERE IN CASE
SHE COMES OUT.

- GRACIAS.

- NO HAY DE QUE.

- IT'S A DROP.

SHE SWITCHED CARTS
WITH A GUY.

HE HAS THE BAG.
I'LL GET TERRI.

TERRI.

TERRI'S GOING OUT
THE BACK EXIT!

- GRAB THE GUY WITH THE BAG.
I'LL GET HER.

- MOVE!
OUT OF MY WAY!

EXCUSE ME.

NO?

RAMONA'S BREAST IMPLANTS.

- I LOST TERRI.
- LOOK IN THE BAG.

I BET HE KNOWS
WHERE SHE'S GOING.

- YEAH, THE PATRON SAINT
OF B.S.

- TWO HOURS IN THERE
AND NOTHING?

- NOTHING OFF HIS PRINTS,

WASN'T CARRYING I.D.,

WON'T TELL US HIS NAME.

IT'S LIKE HE DOESN'T EXIST.

- HE'S NOT GONNA
LEAD US TO TERRI.

- WELL, PUT HIM IN THE CAGE,
HEAD OVER TO TARU.

MORALES HAS SOMETHING,
WANTS TO STAY OFF THE PHONES.

- THE CALL TERRI MADE FROM THAT
PAY PHONE WENT TO A PAGER.

- TRACEABLE?
- DISPOSABLE, AFRAID NOT.

- WELL, IS THAT
WHAT'S SO TOP SECRET?

- NO, LAB FOUND THIS SEALED
IN WATERPROOF PACKAGING

INSIDE YOUR BREAST IMPLANT.

- A SIM CARD?
- YEAH, FROM A SMARTPHONE.

I'VE ALREADY CLONED IT.

- AND SOMETHING ON THIS IS WORTH
MURDERING TWO PEOPLE FOR?

- IT'S A TEXT MESSAGE.
"SEE YOU AT THE MUSEUM AT 5:00."

- IT'S ACTUALLY IN CODE,
EMBEDDED IN THE DOTS

OF THE COLON
AND THE PERIOD.

- LOOKS LIKE A BINARY SEQUENCE.

- THAT'S WHAT I THOUGHT,
UNTIL I REALIZED

THE NUMBER GROUPS CORRESPOND
WITH THE NUMBERS

AND THE LETTERS
OF THE ALPHABET.

ALBERTO SAN MIGUEL,

JOVELLAR Y ESPADA.

JUANITA PERRET, CLAVEL 906.

CARLOS RUIZ, FLORES 854.

- CONTACT INFORMATION.

NAMES, ADDRESSES,
PHONE NUMBERS.

- IN WHAT COUNTRY?

[footsteps approaching]

- I TOLD YOU TO STAY
OUT OF THIS.

- YOU JUST IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD,
OR YOU FOLLOWING US?

- THIS IS A WARRANT

FOR ANY AND ALL EVIDENCE
RECOVERED IN THE MURDER

OF RAMONA RODRIGUEZ.

- SIGNED BY A FEDERAL JUDGE.

THIS IS ALL I GOT.

- WHAT THE HELL'S GOING ON?

- IT'S NOT YOUR CONCERN.

I'M TELLING YOU
FOR THE LAST TIME,

BACK OFF.

- NOW I GET IT.

- GET WHAT?

GET WHAT?

- WHEN I EXAMINED THE BUGS
IN YOUR SQUAD ROOM PHONES,

THE SERIAL NUMBERS
WERE SANDED OFF.

IT BOTHERED ME,
BECAUSE NORMALLY THE CARTEL

WOULDN'T TAKE THE TIME
TO REMOVE THEM.

BUT IT'S STANDARD PROCEDURE
FOR THE FBI.

- YOU'RE TELLING US
PORTER WAS BUGGING OUR PHONES?

- BUT WE REMOVED THEM
BEFORE HE FOUND YOU HERE.

- THAT SON OF A BITCH

HAS HAD US
UNDER VISUAL SURVEILLANCE.

- PHONE GUY WAS WORKING
FOR PORTER.

- HE CONCOCTED THE WHOLE STORY
ABOUT THE CARTEL

KILLING RAMONA AND CARLOS.

- THAT RAT BASTARD
KNEW ALL ALONG

THAT TERRI MURDERED RAMONA
TO STOP HER

FROM SMUGGLING THE SIM CARD
TO MEXICO.

- SO WHY WAS TERRI
TRYING TO GET THAT CARD

OVER TO THE GUY
IN THE SUPERMARKET?

- LET'S GO ASK HIM.
- GOOD LUCK.

HE'S BEEN SPRUNG.
- BY WHO?

- PATRON SAINT
OF DIPLOMATIC IMMUNITY--

THE STATE DEPARTMENT.

AND GUESS WHO'S GETTING PAID
61 GRAND A YEAR

BY A COMPANY
THAT ONLY EXISTS ON PAPER?

TERRI BANES.

- YOU'RE SAYING TERRI'S
EMPLOYER'S A FRONT COMPANY?

- NOT JUST A COMPANY,
THE COMPANY.

- SHE WORKS FOR THE CIA?

- $61,000 A YEAR IS WHAT
A MID-LEVEL ANALYST MAKES.

- SHE'S A SPOOK ALL RIGHT,
BUT SHE'S SPYING ON US.

- FOR WHO?
- CUBA.

THE NAMES ON THAT SIM CARD
ARE PROBABLY AMERICAN AGENTS

STATIONED THERE
THAT SHE WAS GONNA GIVE UP

TO THE CUBANS.

- WAIT A MINUTE.
WHERE DO YOU GET CUBA?

- YOU FOUND A SHORTWAVE RADIO
IN HER APARTMENT, RIGHT?

THAT'S HOW CUBAN SPIES
ALL OVER THE WORLD

GET THEIR INSTRUCTIONS
FROM THE MOTHER SHIP.

THEY ALSO SEND CODED MESSAGES
TO PAGERS FROM PAY PHONES

AND MAKE DROPS USING
THE OLD SHOPPING-CART SWITCHEROO

JUST LIKE TERRI.

- WHY WOULD SHE GIVE RAMONA
CLASSIFIED INFORMATION

TO SMUGGLE IN HER IMPLANTS
WHEN SHE BARELY KNEW HER?

- MORE LIES.

THEY BOTH GRADUATED
LAREDO HIGH, CLASS OF '98.

- THAT'S WHY PORTER BUGGED US.

HE WANTED TO KNOW
IF WE WERE GETTING CLOSE

TO TERRI'S SECRET.
- OR TERRI.

MILLION BUCKS SAYS
HE KNOWS WHERE SHE IS.

- WOW.

- THANKS FOR THE INVITE.

- I'M GLAD YOU ACCEPTED.
COME IN.

- YOU LOOK GREAT.
- THANK YOU.

- HEY, THIS PLACE
LOOKS GREAT TOO.

LAST TIME I WAS HERE WAS--

- WAS UNDER VERY DIFFERENT
CIRCUMSTANCES.

- YOU SURE
YOU DON'T WANT TO GO OUT?

- YOU KNOW, I NEVER GET
TO COOK FOR ANYONE,

SO IF YOU DON'T MIND...

MAKE YOURSELF COMFORTABLE,

AND I'LL GET US
SOMETHING TO DRINK.

- WHAT'S TAKING SO LONG?

- HE NEEDS TO BE CLOSER
FOR THE SOFTWARE TO TRANSFER.

OKAY, HERE WE GO.

ONE MORE SECOND,
AND WE'RE IN.

[cell phone beeping]

- EVERYTHING OKAY?

- IT'S WEIRD.

CHECKING MY PHONE, AND MY
BLUETOOTH SUDDENLY KICKED IN.

- REALLY?

WHAT, ARE YOU GONNA
TWITTER THIS OR SOMETHING?

HOW ABOUT YOU PUT THAT AWAY?

CHEERS.
- CHEERS.

[beeping]

- SOFTWARE'S UPLOADED.

LET'S SEE IF IT WORKS.

- YOU'RE A LOT MORE RELAXED
THAN YOU WERE YESTERDAY.

- THANKS TO YOU.

MY CASELOAD
IS TWO BODIES LIGHTER.

LOOK, I'M SORRY
IF I STEPPED ON YOUR TOES.

- IS THAT WHAT THIS IS ABOUT,
AN APOLOGY?

- NO.

YOU HELPED ME OUT OF THAT MESS
WITH MY BROTHER.

YOU SAVED MY LIFE
THREE DAYS AGO.

AND I THINK
THAT IT'S TIME

THAT I PROPERLY
THANKED YOU.

- WE'RE GOOD.
DO IT.

[dialing]

[cell phone rings]

- DON'T ANSWER IT.

- I HAVE TO.
THAT'S CRAGEN'S RINGTONE.

[sighs]

YES, CAPTAIN?

HANG ON.

SORRY.

GO AHEAD.

- WE'VE GOT A LINE ON TERRI.

- I'M ON MY WAY.

- LET ME GUESS.

- IT'S A RAPE-MURDER
IN CHELSEA.

I GOT TO GO.
I'M SO SORRY.

- ME TOO.

- RAIN CHECK?

- RAIN CHECK.

- SORRY.

HE'S GONE.

- DID HE HEAR CRAGEN
SAY TERRI'S NAME?

- I HOPE SO.
I HAD THE VOLUME MAXED OUT.

- HE DID.
SOFTWARE I PUT IN HIS PHONE

SENDS ME EVER NUMBER HE CALLS
WITH THE ADDRESS,

AND HE JUST DIALED A LANDLINE
AT THE MIDTOWN MANOR HOTEL.

- TO WARN TERRI.

- POLICE!
LET ME SEE YOUR HANDS.

- DON'T SHOOT.
I'M NOT ARMED.

- YOU'RE UNDER ARREST

FOR THE MURDERS
OF RAMONA RODRIGUEZ

AND CARLOS MARTINEZ.

- NO, I'M NOT A KILLER.

- YOU MURDERED BOTH OF THEM.

YOU CARVED HER UP TO STEAL
THE SIM CARD.

- WE KNOW EVERYTHING, TERRI.

THE NAMES ON THAT CARD BELONG
TO AMERICAN SPIES IN CUBA,

WHO YOU WERE GONNA SELL OUT.

- CRYING'S NOT GONNA SAVE YOU.

YOU'RE A TRAITOR.
- NO.

YOU HAVE IT ALL WRONG.
- YOU'RE A LIAR.

RAMONA WAS GONNA GET THAT CARD
TO CUBAN INTELLIGENCE.

- NO, TO THE CUBAN
RESISTANCE.

- WHAT DOES
THE CUBAN RESISTANCE NEED

WITH THE NAMES
OF AMERICAN AGENTS?

- SO THEY CAN FEED INTELLIGENCE
BACK TO THE U.S.

- WHY DIDN'T YOU TAKE
THE CARD YOURSELF?

- BECAUSE I'M AN ANALYST
AT THE CIA'S CUBAN DESK.

IF THE CUBANS
KNEW I WAS THERE,

THEY WOULD HAVE KILLED ME.

- SO YOU WERE GONNA GET
YOUR OLD HIGH-SCHOOL FRIEND

TO DO YOUR DIRTY WORK
FOR YOU?

SHE ALREADY HAD EXPERIENCE
AS A DRUG MULE.

- NO, NO, NO, I DIDN'T KNOW THAT
ABOUT HER, OKAY?

RAMONA, SHE CAME TO VISIT ME
IN THE CITY.

SHE SAID SHE HAD BUSINESS.

I HAD NO IDEA
IT WAS THE CARTEL'S BUSINESS.

- SO YOU ASK YOUR FRIEND
TO BE A SPY,

AND WE'RE EXPECTED
TO BELIEVE THIS?

- RAMONA WANTED
BREAST IMPLANTS, ALL RIGHT?

AND THAT'S
HOW I GOT THE IDEA.

I OFFERED HER $50,000
PLUS THE SURGERY PAID IN FULL

TO PUT THE SIM CARD
IN THE IMPLANTS...

AND SMUGGLE IT TO CUBA.

SHE JUMPED AT THE CHANCE.

- HOW THE HELL
DID IT TURN INTO THAT?

HOW'D THAT HAPPEN?

- BECAUSE SHE STARTED
TO BLACKMAIL ME,

AND SHE ASKED ME
FOR MORE MONEY.

I TOLD HER THERE WASN'T ANY,
AND SHE DIDN'T CARE.

SHE SAID, "WHAT ARE YOU
GONNA DO, CUT 'EM OUT OF ME?"

- SO YOU DID.

- I HAD NO CHOICE.

IF THE CUBANS
WOULD HAVE GOTTEN THAT CARD,

THEY WOULD HAVE KILLED
OUR AGENTS,

AND AN ENTIRE
INTELLIGENCE NETWORK

WOULD HAVE BEEN COMPROMISED.

BUT RAMONA--
RAMONA DIDN'T CARE.

ALL SHE CARED ABOUT
WAS THE MONEY.

- SO THAT NIGHT...

I FOLLOWED HER.

LOOK, I HAD TO, OKAY?

I HAD NO CHOICE.

- YOU HAD PEOPLE'S LIVES
IN YOUR HANDS,

AND YOU ENTRUSTED THEM
TO SOME FLAKE?

- I WOULD HAVE TRUSTED
RAMONA WITH MY LIFE.

SHE WASN'T JUST SOME FRIEND.
SHE WAS MY COUSIN.

WE WERE LIKE--

WE WERE LIKE SISTERS.

BUT THEN SHE GOT INVOLVED
IN DRUGS,

AND SHE CHANGED, AND...

I LOVED HER.

I REALLY DID.

I LOVED HER.

- ALL RIGHT, THE GUY
AT THE SUPERMARKET, WHO'S HE,

PLAN "B"?

- NO, HE WAS A CUBAN ATTACHE

STATIONED
AT THEIR EAST SIDE MISSION.

HE'S A DOUBLE AGENT.

I KNEW HE COULD GET
THE INFORMATION

BACK TO THE RESISTANCE.

- HOW MUCH OF THIS
DID DEAN PORTER KNOW?

- EVERYTHING.

AFTER I KILLED RAMONA
AND THE BOY,

I CALLED HIM, AND HE TOLD ME
TO STAGE THE BODIES

AND HANG
RAMONA'S UNDERWEAR UP.

- TERRI, SHUT YOUR MOUTH.

- IT'S TOO LATE.
YOU PRICK.

- TERRI, LET'S GO.

- YOU'RE NOT GOING ANYWHERE.

- DEAN PORTER,
YOU'RE UNDER ARREST

FOR ACCESSORY TO MURDER.

- NO, HE'S NOT.

- CAPTAIN--

- HE IS LEAVING
WITH MISS BANES.

THERE'S A STAIRWELL DOWN TO
THE ALLEY BEHIND THE PRECINCT.

SHE'LL BE WAITING FOR YOU
DOWN THERE.

- YOU'RE LETTING HER WALK?
- IT'S OUT OF OUR HANDS.

TAKE HER DOWNSTAIRS.

- CAPTAIN, SHE MURDERED
TWO PEOPLE IN COLD BLOOD.

- I JUST GOT AN ORDER,

SAME ONE I'M GIVING YOU.

LET 'EM GO.

- YOU HEARD HIM.

- GO TO HELL.

- TERRI, COME ON.

- I'M SORRY.

- IS SHE LYING, DEAN?

OR DID YOU HELP COVER UP
TWO MURDERS?

- THIS IS A MATTER
OF NATIONAL SECURITY.

- IT'S MURDER.
- SHE DID WHAT SHE HAD TO DO.

- JUST LIKE YOU DID
WITH MANUEL ROJAS?

- HE HAD A GUN TO YOUR HEAD.

- IS THAT WHY YOU SHOT HIM?

OR WAS IT TO STOP HIM
FROM TELLING US THE TRUTH,

WHICH ALL LEADS BACK TO YOU?

- NO MATTER WHAT I TELL YOU,
YOU'RE NEVER GONNA BELIEVE ME.

- I TRUSTED YOU.

WHY DIDN'T YOU TELL ME?

WHY DIDN'T YOU TRUST ME?

- OUR FEELINGS DON'T MATTER.

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